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Sep302010

Michael Caine Discusses Plans for Novel and Retirement 

Photo Courtesy - Ian Gavan/Getty Images(UNITED KINGDOM) -- Two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine is contemplating a career change before he retires. The actor has set a goal of writing a thriller about terrorism within three years, before he turns 80, and then hanging it up for good. He tells the BBC of the novel, "It'll be for guys. It won't be a great literary effort." Caine explains he tried writing the book once before years ago, but stopped after an eerie coincidence.  "I had this plot where terrorists fly a plane into a London skyscraper. Then they did it in real life. I was quite stunned by that, so I stopped writing."  Fans of Caine's acting work can rest easy.  He has movie gigs locked for the next three years, including another turn as Alfred in Christopher Nolan's continuing Batman franchise.

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