Danny Huston joins Hemingway adaptation 'Across The River And Into The Trees'

PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: 23-02-2021 13:38 IST | Created: 23-02-2021 13:01 IST
Danny Huston joins Hemingway adaptation 'Across The River And Into The Trees'
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Actor Danny Huston has boarded the film adaptation of author Ernest Hemingway's Venice-set novel ''Across The River And Into The Trees''.

Huston, known for films like ''Marie Antoinette'' and ''Wonder Woman'', joins previously announced cast members Liev Schreiber, Matilda De Angelis, Laura Morante, Javier Camara and Giancarlo Giannini.

The novel, published in 1950, revolves around Colonel Richard Cantwell, an American officer serving in Italy right after World War II, dealing with the news of his terminal illness and handling a star-crossed romance with a much younger woman.

Schrieber will play Cantwell, a character partially based on Hemingway's friend Colonel Charles T Lanham.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Huston's Oscar-winning filmmaker father John Huston, often referred to as the ''Hemingway of Cinema'', in 1976 optioned and adapted a screenplay for ''Across the River and Into the Trees''. John Huston considered Hemingway ''a very close personal friend,'' with the two spending significant time together in Cuba. They remained friends till the end: when Hemingway won the Nobel Prize for ''The Old Man And The Sea'' in 1954, Danny Huston sent a telegram that read, ''Great, Papa, Great!'' Spanish filmmaker Paula Ortiz is aboard to direct the upcoming film version from a screenplay penned by BAFTA-nominee Peter Flannery.

Robert MacLean is producing the project for Tribune Pictures along with John Smallcombe and Ken Gord. William J Immerman is attached to executive produce.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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