Matt Bomer, Lucy Griffiths and Eva Marie Saint are set to join the cast of Akiva Goldsman’s directorial debut “A Winter’s Tale” says Deadline.
Based on the Mark Helprin novel, the story follows a dying young woman (Jessica Brown Findlay) who falls in love with a thief (Colin Farrell) who breaks into her palatial home on the West Side of Manhattan.
The action takes place in both 19th century and contemporary Manhattan. Farrell plays the thief and Bomer will play his father while Griffiths plays his mother.
Bomer and Griffiths will play the thief’s parents, Saint’s role is undisclosed but is said to be pivotal. William Hurt, Will Smith and Russell Crowe also star and shooting kicks off in Manhattan at the end of next month. Hans Zimmer is also onboard to score the film.