Kristen Stewart is partnering with Scott Free as soon as once more, this time to make her function movie directing debut, in line with Deadline. Having beforehand made a brief movie, Come Swim, which she wrote, directed and screened at each Cannes and Sundance, she is now reuniting with the Ridley Scott-backed manufacturing firm to direct The Chronology of Water. Stewart may even adapt the script alongside Andy Mingo, with the idea being the memoir written by Lidia Yuknavitch. Scott and Michael Pruss are producing alongside Mingo. Scott Free’s Rebecca Feuer will function an government producer on the movie.
“Lidia’s memoir honors corporeal expertise, radically,” stated Stewart. “To make that have bodily feels important to me and what this impulse means … is that it completely should be a movie. This mission has been cooking for 5 years with the assistance of Scott Free, whom I couldn’t be extra privileged to have as companions and associates. Imogen Poots will carry this film and the staggering weight of Lidia’s life. She will be able to maintain it. I’m past fortunate to have her.”
“Ridley and I are delighted to be working with Kristen once more, this time on her function directorial debut, tailored from Lidia Yuknavitch’s extraordinary memoir,” stated Pruss. “Simply as we’ve seen in Kristen’s brief movies as a director, I’ve little question that she’s going to convey that very same stage of favor, uniqueness and fearless emotionality to The Chronology of Water. Moreover, to have the chance to work with Imogen — who’s tailored for the lead function — is extremely thrilling. The mix of their skills will little question produce one thing beautiful for movie audiences worldwide.”
The movie is about to star Imogen Poots, who was most just lately seen in The Father alongside Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman. The movie, directed by Florian Zeller, was nominated for Finest Image, and gained the awards for Finest Actor and Finest Tailored Screenplay. A prolific display presence, she’s appeared in movies as various as 28 Weeks Later, Jane Eyre, Want for Pace, Inexperienced Room and Popstar: By no means Cease By no means Stopping.
Stewart is coming off essentially the most acclaimed function of her profession, having been nominated for the Finest Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain’s Spencer. The movie earned her the most effective notices of her profession, and quite a few awards which included a Critics’ Selection Award. She was most just lately seen in David Cronenberg‘s Crimes of the Future alongside Viggo Mortensen.
The official synopsis of the movie describes the novel as:
“A lyrical journey via a life saved by artwork,” including that it facilities on a younger lady who finds her voice via the written phrase and her salvation as a swimmer – finally changing into a triumphant trainer, mom, and a singular fashionable author. A survivor’s story, a sexually abrasive and sincere coming of age, the movie is a bodily reminiscence wash of the interior lifetime of writer Yuknavitch.