Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 69%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
New Magic Mike XXL Trailer Struts Onstage
It's not bro time, it's showtime
Jon Hamm Plans High Wire Act
Brad Anderson directing the '80s-set thriller
Rosamund Pike, Jack O'Connell And More Board HHHH
Jason Clarke, Jack Reynor and Mia Wasikowska also join up
Kevin James Finds True Memoirs Of An International Assassin
Kick-Ass 2 director Jeff Wadlow will call the shots
New Poster For Marvel's Ant-Man Lands
Upping the ante
Aardman Announces Stop-Motion Caveman Movie Early Man
Nick Park's ugg life
Martin Freeman Joins Captain America: Civil War
But which side will he be on?
Jason Momoa In Talks For The Magnificent Seven
While Byung-hun Lee is now aboard
Emily Blunt Will Be A Bronco Belle
Saddle up!
First Pic Of Chloë Sevigny And Kate Beckinsale In Love & Friendship
Whit Stillman reunion klaxon!
Alec Baldwin And More Voicing Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad
James Franco, Anjelica Huston, Heidi Klum and Omar Sy also aboard
New Trailer For David O. Russell's Accidental Love
Or, rather, Stephen Greene's Accidental Love
Mark Strong, Jamie Bell And Abbie Cornish On For 6 Days
They'll star in the Iranian Embassy siege film
Jon M. Chu Plans An Escape
Producing Tze Chun's action adventure
Hercules Writer Heads For The Infinite Horizon
Ryan Condal adapting Odyssey comics
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
01 May 2015
X-Men: Apocalypse's Jubilee And Jean Grey Hit Instagram
Courtesy of director Bryan Singer
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
17 July 2017
Tarzan
01 June 2016
Macbeth
31 December 2015
Spectre
23 October 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Big Eyes (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Imitation Game (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Say When (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Maps To The Stars (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Begin Again (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Keira Knightley Takes The Talking Cure
Starring in David Cronenberg's new drama

23 December 2009  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Playlist

submit to reddit

Talk about your indie cast dream teams: Keira Knightley, Christoph Waltz and Michael Fassbender have all signed on to star in David Cronenberg's adaptation of The Talking Cure.

It would appear that Cronenberg has shuffled his cinematic version of Christopher Hampton's play to the top of his active pile after thriller The Matarese Circle died in development when Tom Cruise opted to do something else instead.

Now, though, Australian distributor Hopscotch has nabbed the rights to Cure and Cronenberg has lined up his impressive cast for a story that chronicles the fathers of psychoanalysis - that would be Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung - and their complex relationships with a beautiful patient.

Bet Keira's playing Freud.

It's been a long road for Cronenberg on this one - he's been attached since at least 2007, but now it looks like he'll finally be flying to Europe early next year to kick off shooting...


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Brendan Fraser Suffers Furry Vengeance
Don't mess with mother nature
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

I love rumours! Attendez la crème !!
Great cast and a great director! This sounds too good. I loved Eastern Promises, his recent work with Viggo Mortesnsen has been unique in my opinion. More

Posted by Rich Empire at 15:48 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Keira Knightley - yawn
My point made. More

Posted by ushiep at 12:36 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Cosmopolis...
I wouldn't say Cosmopolis is Sci-Fi particularly, if anything its a kind of modern James Joyce type deal with Dublin swapped for New York and Bloomsday being changed to the dot-com market crash of the early 2000's...It's not one of Don DeLillo's better books (Libra, White Noise, Underworld and Mao II are crying out for screen treatments), but it would be interesting to see what happens with Cronenberg helming. The last I ehard was that it's meant to be in production at the moment, or at the very More

Posted by Infinite_Jester_1987 at 12:03 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

wait a second...
Some months ago you reported he was working on an adaptation of a cult science fiction book (is there any other kind?) called Cosmopolis i think. what's happened to that plan? More

Posted by postgrape at 09:58 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post

Hmmm?
Even though A History Of Violence and Eastern Promises were great I would really like Cronie to tuck into some weirdness again soon. More

Posted by Quolm at 09:02 on 23 December 2009 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
General Election 2015 Photoshop Special: Empire's Movie Cabinet
Vote for Smaug!

Chris Rock: Role By Role
The comedian talks us through his hits and misses

Film Studies 101: Being A Location Manager
Avengers: Age Of Ultron's Jamie Lengyel shares the tricks of the trade

10 Avengers: Age Of Ultron Secrets
Exclusive: Joss Whedon spills the beans on Empire's spoiler podcast

Updated! Stan Lee’s Marvel-lous Cameos – Now With Even More Cameos
From Daredevil to... Daredevil?

11 Of The Silliest Sesame Street Film Parodies
From Aveggies: Age Of Ultron to Big Birdman (and back again)

Richard Armitage Bids Farewell To The Hobbit
On goat-riding, keepsakes and saying goodbye to Thorin

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire Digital Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)