The actor and the director beforehand labored collectively on critically-acclaimed films ‘Enemy’ and ‘Prisoners’
Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal and filmmaker Denis Villeneuve are set to reunite for HBO’s upcoming collection “The Son.”
The actor and the director beforehand labored collectively on critically-acclaimed films “Enemy” and “Prisoners”, which have been launched in 2013.
Gyllenhaal and Villeneuve may even govt produce the present alongside Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Pleasure.
Primarily based on creator Jo Nesbo’s 2014 New York Instances bestselling novel, “The Son” is being described as a story of vengeance set amid Norwegian capital Oslo’s brutal hierarchy of corruption.
Nolan and Pleasure, finest identified for creating HBO’s sci-fi collection “Westworld”, will function co-showrunners. Lenore Zion will adapt the novel.
“Jonah and Lisa are a formidable inventive pressure and we’re excited to collaborate with them once more, alongside the sensible Lenore, to adapt Jo Nesbo’s novel,” Francesca Orsi, Government Vice President of HBO Programming, stated in a press release.
“Denis is a grasp at weaving visually beautiful and distinctive narratives, Jake is a gifted actor and producer whose work usually traverses provocative and compelling terrain, and naturally, he and Denis have collaborated brilliantly previously,” she added.
David Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, Michel Litvak, and Svetlana Metkina additionally function govt producers with Nesbo and Niclas Salomonsson.
9 Tales Productions, Kilter Movies, and Daring Movies will produce in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv.
“The Son” would be the second HBO collection for Gyllenhaal, who can also be set to characteristic within the present “Lake Success”. On the movie entrance, the actor will subsequent star within the English remake of Danish film “The Responsible“.
Villeneuve, identified for smash-hits films corresponding to “Sicario”, “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049”, is presently awaiting the discharge of his newest directorial “Dune.”
The film was just lately delayed from its December launch date to October 1, 2021.