Billy Crudup Learns To “Eat, Pray, Love”

Billy Crudup has joined the cast of the adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestselling memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” for Sony Pictures says Variety.

Crudup will play Steven, who is married to Gilbert (Julia Roberts). His hopes to have children are dashed when her quest to get pregnant leaves her feeling she is not living the life she wants. She embarks on a journey of self-discovery around the world.

Ryan Murphy is directing from a script he wrote with Jennifer Salt. Javier Bardem and Richard Jenkins also star while Brad Pitt and Dede Gardner are producing.

Shooting is scheduled to kick off next week.