Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan to topline Paul Dano’s “Wildlife”

Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan to topline Paul Dano’s “Wildlife”

PanARMENIAN.Net - Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan are attached to star in June Pictures’ “Wildlife”, written and directed by Paul Dano in the actor’s directing debut, Variety reveals.

Based on the Richard Ford novel, the story tells the tale of a boy who witnesses his parents’ marriage falling apart after his mom finds another man.

“Paul is a natural born storyteller — a force. We are thrilled to collaborate with him and these phenomenal actors to bring his exquisite vision for this film to life,” said Andrew Duncan and Alex Saks from June Pictures.

The pic is produced by Duncan and Saks for June Pictures, and Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker for Nine Stories. Oren Moverman, Ann Ruark, and Dano will also produce, while Zoe Kazan and Eddie Vaisman are executive producing. WME Global handles the domestic rights to the film.

The script was co-written by Dano and Kazan.

“In Richard’s book I saw myself and many others. I have always wanted to make films — and have always known I would make films about family,” Dano said. “I couldn’t be happier to have such beautiful collaborators like Carey and Jake leading the way.”

The pic marks the first time Mulligan and Gyllenhaal have shared the screen.

Gyllenhaal’s most recent pic, “Nocturnal Animals,” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and he is currently filming “Life” for Skydance. Through his Nine Stories shingle, Gyllenhaal produced David Gordon Green’s “Sronger”, in which he also stars.

Mulligan was last seen in the Focus pic “Suffragette” and most recently wrapped production “Mudbound” opposite Jason Clarke.

Photo: John Salangsang/BFA/REX/Shutterstock
 Top stories
The Armenian duduk was registered with UNESCO in 2008 and is recognized all over the world.
American actor of Armenian descent Eric Bogosian has been cast in the upcoming TV adaptation of Anne Rice's "Interview with the Vampire".
Paris Center Pompidou Musée National d’Art Moderne will host the screening of Sergei Parajanov’s "Triptych" on December 15.
The creative crew of the Public TV had chosen 13-year-old Malena as a participant of this year's contest.
Partner news
---