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Robert Zemeckis to Resurrect “The Witches”

Roald Dahl’s 1973 novel “The Witches,” about a little boy who gets mixed up with a coven, was given the big-screen treatment back in 1990, with Nicholas Roeg at the helm, puppets from The Jim Henson Company, and a cast that included Anjelica Huston and the neurotic kid from “Parenthood.” Roeg’s film tanked at the…

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