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Nunavut is buzzing about news that the inspiring story of Kugluktuk¹s Grizzlies high school sports teams is apparently destined for the big screen. The movie project is still rather generically dubbed “Untitled Teen Film.” However, the other names associated with the project are better: the executive producer is Zanne Devine, whose past motion pictures include Kevin Costner’s “The Guardian, and the director is Graham Yost, the Canadian who broke into the Hollywood big time as screenwriter of “Speed.” The movie is based on the real-life tale, already featured on ESPN, of how Kugluktuk’s teams lifted the spirits of a troubled isolated community. Auditions of young Inuit actors wrapped up last week.

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