Michelle Williams is in negotiations to co-star with Julianne Moore in Todd Haynes’ next feature “Wonderstruck” at Amazon Studios and Killer Films, the latter producing Haynes’ most recent film “Carol”.
Based on Brian Selznick’s critically acclaimed novel, the story follows Ben and Rose – children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known, while Rose dreams of a mysterious actress whose life she chronicles in a scrapbook.
When Ben discovers a puzzling clue in his home and Rose reads an enticing headline in the newspaper, both children set out on quests to find what they are missing that unfold with mesmerizing symmetry. Williams plays Ben’s mother.
Amazon will finance, produce and distribute the movie. Christine Vachon, Pam Koffler and John Sloss will produce.