Ecosse Films is developing a $20 million film adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ novel “On Green Dolphin Street” says Variety.
Set in 1959 against the backdrop of the Cold War, the story follows the love affair of Mary, the wife of a diplomat, and a Chicago journalist named Frank. The story moves between New York, Washington and Moscow as Mary becomes torn between the love of Frank and her husband Charlie.
Kevin Hood (“Becoming Jane”) has already penned the script and three directors are in talks to potentially helm, but no casting is yet confirmed. Filming kicks off in Canada next year.
Ecosse previously adapted Faulks’ “Charlotte Gray” into a film starring Cate Blanchett back in 2001.