Robin Wright Joins Tom Hanks In Right here

We discovered again in February that the Forrest Gump trio of star Tom Hanks, author Eric Roth and director Robert Zemeckis had discovered a brand new challenge on which to collaborate — they’re adapting Richard McGuire’s beloved graphic novel Right here. The Gump connection is ready to proceed, as Jenny herself – higher referred to as acclaimed actor Robin Wright – is becoming a member of the forged.

First printed as a six-page caricature in 1989, earlier than being changed into a full graphic novel many years later, Right here is a high-concept story that focuses on one single room, telling the interconnected, overlapping tales of the many individuals who’ve inhabited that room over hundreds of years. The confined setting mixed with such a sprawling time interval ought to hopefully translate into an interesting sense of scale and the possibility to sort out many characters. Which is one thing that staff Gump has lengthy proved they’ll deal with.

Whereas the worldwide rights to this one can be on sale at subsequent week’s Cannes Market, Sony has already jumped on the probability to choose it up for the States. Zemeckis could have the cameras cranking this coming September.

Wright, in the meantime, is at work on Netflix’s fantasy journey movie Damsel and also will be seen in crime drama The place All Mild Tends To Go.

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