In the Bedroom
helmer Todd Field
is set to direct a feature adaptation of Jess Walters
’ bestseller novel titled Beautiful Ruins
. Field is teaming with Cross Creek Pictures and Smuggler Films to bring us the story of an almost-love affair
that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and is rekindled in Hollywood fifty years later. Already sounds promising, or what?
So, at this moment we know that Field and Walter will write the screenplay for the epic story which is set in 1962 off the Ligurian Sea on the Italian Coast, and will revolve around:
…three young characters whose orbit around one another is set in motion by an incident involving the international jet-set center, Rome, in the throws of La Dolce Vita madness during the shooting of Cleopatra, and continues for decades.
Field will produce the film through Standard Film Company
with Cross Creek’s Oliver, Thompson, Smuggler Films’ Milling Smith and Carmody, Adam Kassan will oversee production for Cross Creek
We’ll keep an eye on Beautiful Ruins
, make sure you stay tuned!