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Exclusive: Dominic Rains Joins James Franco and Melissa Leo as Lead in ‘The Fixer’

Exclusive: Dominic Rains Joins James Franco and Melissa Leo as Lead in 'The Fixer'

READ MORE: Melissa Leo Joins James Franco in Ian Olds’ Wartime Drama ‘The Fixer’

Ian Olds’ "The Fixer" finally has its title character — Dominic Rains, known for his roles in "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night" and "The Taqwacores." 

"The Fixer" tells the story of Osman, a Afghan journalist exiled from his country because of war to a small community in Northern California. He begins to work on the local police blotter in an Afghan-style coverage of local crime and gets drawn into the town’s subculture.

Rains will star in the film alongside James Franco, Melissa Leo, Thomas Jay Ryan, Rachel Brosnahan and Tim Kniffin.

READ MORE: Seeing The Whole Picture: Ian Olds’s "Fixer"

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