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‘Spotlight,’ based on Globe’s church abuse series, to be released Nov. 6

From left: Michael Keaton as Walter Robinson, Liev Schreiber as Marty Baron, Mark Ruffalo as Michael Rezendes, Rachel McAdams as Sacha Pfeiffer, John Slattery as Ben Bradlee, Jr., and Brian d’Arcy James as Matt Carroll in “Spotlight.”handout

"Spotlight," the movie based on The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning series exposing the Catholic Church abuse scandal, has a release date. We're told the film, directed by Tom McCarthy, will be in theaters Nov. 6. The movie has an impressive cast that includes Liev Schreiber as former Globe editor Marty Baron, Michael Keaton as Spotlight team editor Walter Robinson, Mark Ruffalo as reporter Michael Rezendes, Rachel McAdams as reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, Brian d'Arcy James as reporter Matt Carroll, and Maureen Keiller as former Globe columnist Eileen McNamara.

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