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AP: ‘Capote’ May Be Breakout Role for Hoffman

AP: 'Capote' May Be Breakout Role for Hoffman

The hesitation Philip Seymour Hoffman felt about playing Truman Capote was not unlike the uncertainty audiences might feel over seeing a movie about the man who wrote the true-crime classic “In Cold Blood.” Hoffman wondered how he would hold up in the title role of “Capote,” impersonating the author’s weirdly effete, self-important mannerisms and cadences, and questioned whether moviegoers would want to watch him do it. A.P. reports.

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