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Eric O'Neill and Billy Ray Discuss 'Breach'

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Eric O'Neill and Billy Ray Discuss 'Breach'

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Eric O'Neill and Billy Ray Discuss 'Breach'

Eric O'Neill and Billy Ray Discuss 'Breach'

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Young FBI trainee Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillippe) keeps an eye on suspected spy Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper) in Breach. Karen Ballard/© 2007 Universal Studios. hide caption

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Former FBI Agent Eric O'Neill and Director/Screenwriter Billy Ray have collaborated on the new film Breach. It is based on the true story about FBI operative Robert Hanssen who was found guilty of treason and the FBI agent (O'Neill) who was assigned to Hanssen to draw him out of deep cover.

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