Tykwer Adapts “Atlas” For Wachowskis

Tom Tykwer (“The International,” “Run Lola Run”) has confirmed that he is adapting David Mitchell’s 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” for The Wachowski Brothers reports FirstShowing.

The award winning novel is comprised of six seperate but loosely connected stories that span various time periods, locations and genres from “Melvillean high-seas drama to California noir and dystopian fantasy”.

There’s also talk that Natalie Portman may be one of the candidates for the project according to Slashfilm.