The movie adaptation of Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel Patience has discovered a director. Deadline experiences that Charlie McDowell has signed on to the upcoming Focus Features movie. McDowell will a direct whereas his The One I Love and The Discovery collaborator Justin Lader writes the script. The movie will likely be produced by Innisfree Pictures’ Jim Burke and Steven Snyder. No further particulars in regards to the movie – together with an anticipated launch date – have been launched.
An adaptation of Patience has been within the works for a while. Focus Features first acquired the movie rights to the graphic novel again in 2016, the identical yr the e-book was first printed. At the time, Clowes was set to put in writing the screenplay for the movie and per Deadline, has written a primary draft of the screenplay. Clowes was nominated for an Academy Award for adapting his comedian Ghost World right into a function movie in 2001. That movie was directed by Terry Zwigoff and starred Scarlett Johansson, Thora Birch, and Steve Buscemi and has gone on to be a cult traditional.
Patience follows the story of a person, Jack, whose life falls aside as a consequence of anger, grief, and guilt after discovering his spouse, Patience, murdered of their house. Years later, Jack discovers a time machine that may enable him to return to avoid wasting Patience and supreme finally ends up on a journey via Patience’s previous and the occasions that formed her into the girl he knew and cherished.
“Daniel’s story is fantastically imagined,” former Focus Features president of manufacturing Jim Burke stated in 2016. “As with all of his works, it’s vivid and affecting. Patience will likely be an exhilarating, humorous, and shifting exploration of feelings we have all skilled.”
In addition to Ghost World, Clowes is understood for his comedian collection Eightball, the graphic novel Wilson — which was tailored right into a 2017 starring Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern with Clowes writing the screenplay — the graphic novel David Boring and the brief story assortment Caricature.
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