‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’s Jamie Bell: “It’s A Very Intimate Love Story” – The Contenders Video

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When Jamie Bell received the script for his awards-season entry Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, he thought it was too good to be true. "I didn't think it was a real story," he told me at Deadline's The Contenders event earlier in the month in front of a packed house of Academy and guild voters. "I thought it was a bizarre piece of fiction, and such a bizarre idea for a film." In fact, the script was based on the 1986 memoir by Peter Turner, in which the jobbing actor…