You’re Not You
Hilary Swank will produce and wants to star in an adaptation of Michelle Wildgen’s “You’re Not You” for DiNovi Pictures. The actress is said to be pursuing Jeremy Renner to play the husband.
The story which delves into the relationship between a thirty-something woman with Lou Gehrig’s disease and her female carer. [Source: Indiewire]
The Wizard of Lies
Robert De Niro is reportedly in talks to appear as disgraced New York financier Bernie Madoff in a HBO cable film.
Based on Diana Henriques’ “The Wizard of Lies”, the project will explore the man whose global Ponzi scam that left thousands of victims penniless. [Source: The New York Times]
Ciaran Hinds is attached while Tilda Swinton is being sought for Terry Loane’s Northern Irish drama “Sisters” for Cineman Films.
Written by Ronan Blaney, the story is set in 1960s West Belfast and tells the tale of a Irish mother, feminist, activist and nun who lands at a school and changes thousands of deprived kids’ lives around with her skills as a teacher.
Shooting aims to kick off in the fall. [Source: Variety]