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Amy Adams Eyed For Role In “Story of Your Life”


The upcoming science fiction film, “Story of Your Life” may be adding Amy Adams to the cast. The actress is reportedly in talks with director Denis Villeneuve according to Deadline.

The film is based on the award-winning short story of the same name by Ted Chiang. “Story of Your Life” is said to be a mind-bending science fiction thriller where in the aftermath of aliens land around the globe, a linguist is recruited by the US government in a race to decipher their intentions on Earth.

The script was written by Eric Heisserer, who is also executive producing. FilmNation Entertainment, in partnership with Lava Bear Films, is financing, producing and handling worldwide sales for the project. The producers are 21 Laps’ Shawn Levy and Dan Levine along with FilmNation and Lava Bear.

There is no word yet on when the studio is planning to release the film in theaters or any other actors attached to the project.

Denis Villeneuve to Helm “Story of Your Life” Adaptation


The big screen adaptation of Ted Chiang’s short story, “Story of Your Life,” is moving forward. FilmNation Entertainment has hired Denis Villeneuve to direct the project.

The film was first announced in late 2012 using the adapted screenplay written by Eric Heisserer. “Story of Your Life” was originally going to be directed by commercials director Nic Mathieu. Based on Chiang’s award-winning short story, the film takes place after aliens land around the globe and follows a linguist who is recruited by the US government in a race to decipher their intentions on Earth.

“Story of Your Life” will be produced by 21 Laps’ Shawn Levy and Dan Levine with FilmNation’s Aaron Ryder and Karen Lunder. Lava Bear’s David Linde, Tory Metzger, FilmNation’s Glen Basner and Eric Heisserer will executive produce.

At the moment there is no word on who the studio is looking to star in the film or a projected release date.