Phoenix & Gray Become Lovers

Joaquin Phoenix and director James Gray will team for the third time in the drama “Two Lovers” for 2929 Productions reports Variety.

In “Lovers,” a Brooklyn man is torn between a family friend his parents wish he would marry and the beautiful but volatile new neighbor with whom he falls passionately in love.

Gray wrote the script with Ric Menello. Gwyneth Paltrow is in final negotiations to star with Phoenix and production is scheduled to begin in November.

Gray and Phoenix previously worked on “The Yards” and the upcoming “We Own The Night.”