Netflix Unforgivable adds Viola Davis and more!
After getting Oscar winner Sandra Bullock (Bird Box) to star in early November, Netflix's upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed British drama series 2009 Unforgiven expanded its cast with the additions of Oscar-winning Viola Davis (Fences). ), The Fall & # 39 ;. s Aisling Franciosi and Rob Morgan of Daredevil, according to Deadline.
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The original series, created by Sally Wainwright (Gentleman Jack), starred Suranne Jones (Gentleman Jack) as Ruth Slater, a woman found guilty of murdering two police officers as a teenager who proposes to find her sister, adopted shortly after the murder. incident after release from prison.
Graham King (Bohemian Rhapsody) has been developing a film adaptation of the project for six years, with Christopher McQuarrie (Mission: Impossible – Fallout) set to write and direct at one point, with Angelina Jolie who wants to star in the project, but after years of not Find more funding or studio, the project endured in the hell of development. The film will be directed by Nora Fingscheidt, whose debut on the System Crasher board is expected to represent Germany at the Oscar 2020.
Although McQuarrie is no longer as director of the project, his script will still be used for the film, which King is producing through his track GK Films, alongside Fortis Films' Bullock and Construction Film's Veronica Ferres.
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Unforgiven will mark the second original film Bullock starred in the streaming service following last year's post-apocalyptic hit Bird Box, which drew a record audience within four weeks of its initial release of 80 million, and was attached to the production. Chris McKay's adaptation of the Millarworld Reborn comic series.
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