Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: Get 12 Issues For £25
Buy the perfect Christmas present this year
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Andy Serkis Takes Us Inside The Imaginarium
The actor-director gives us a tour of his state-of-the-art studio
Sony To Release The Interview After All
Update: US cinemas get limited roll-out
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
05 February 2014
Quvenzhane Wallis Joins Fathers And Daughters
Diane Kruger and Octavia Spencer also cast
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
One For The Money (2011)
Empire Star Rating
Life As We Know It (2010)
Empire Star Rating
Killers (2010)
Empire Star Rating
The Bounty Hunter (2010)
Empire Star Rating
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Gabriele Muccino Up For Adaline
He may direct the supernatural romance

23 February 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

After directing Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds, Italian director Gabriele Muccino has been flitting between making Italian films and working on developing projects in America. He’s currently gearing up to work with Gerard Butler on sports comedy drama Playing The Field, but he’s also looking to line up work beyond that, entering talks to direct Lakeshore Entertainment’s long-gestating supernatural pic Adaline.

The plot follows a young woman involved in an accident just as the 19th century ticks over into the 20th. The incident renders her ageless and for years she’s content to live her seemingly immortal life alone. But then she meets a man and starts to think that maybe she’s ready to give in to the forces of time.

Adaline – which started life as The Age of Adaline – has had a patchy development history so far. Katherine Heigl was attached last year but left the project last November and The Bounty Hunter’s Andy Tennant had signed on to direct. Now it looks like the producers are sweeping the deck clear, aiming to nab a new director and hunting around for a likely star…


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

Michael Bay Pitting Zombies Vs Robots
He's producing the comic book pic
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 69% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's Three Favourite Scenes Of 2014
A hat-trick of moneyshots from the last 12 months

The 32 Funniest Movie Moments Of The Year
2014's side-splittingest scenes

The 10 Best Games Of The Year
2014's top pixel-pushers duke it out for the number one slot

Dan Stevens: The Breakout Star Of 2014
We congratulate The Guest star on his year to remember

The 15 Most Memorable Character Deaths Of The Year
2014’s RIP honour roll

Watch: Night At The Museum's Cast Share Their Favourite Robin Williams Performance
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Ben Kingsley pay tribute to the actor

Watch: Jack O'Connell And Luke Treadaway Talk Unbroken
On POWs, panto and how to name your bomber

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  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)