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Amy Adams has been cast as the lead in Joe Wright’s “The Woman in the Window,” Fox 2000 announced Wednesday.
“The Woman in the Window” is based on A.J. Finn’s best-selling novel, 2018’s best-selling adult fiction title.
Elizabeth Gabler and Marisa Paiva are overseeing the project for the studio. Tracy Letts wrote the screenplay, while Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing.
The book follows a child psychologist who lives alone in a New York suburb with a case of agoraphobia so debilitating that she hasn’t left the house in months. She wastes her time watching movies and spying on her neighbors until she witnesses a horrible crime taking place in the house across the park.
Amy Adams will next star in “Sharp Objects” for HBO, where she serves as an executive producer as well. She will also next star in Lynne Cheney in Adam McKay’s upcoming film opposite Christian Bale. She is represented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and WME.
Wright’s most recent film is “The Darkest Hour” which was nominated for six Academy Awards. It won for Best Actor. He is represented by Independent Talent Group, CAA and Slate PR.
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Sony Picture Entertainment has inked a multi-year development and production deal with Steph Curry for film, TV and worldwide partnerships, the company announced Monday.
Curry just recently formed a production company titled Unanimous Media with partners Jeron Smith (CEO) and Erick Peyton (CCO). Their production company will produce film and TV projects with a focus on family, faith and sports, and the deal will also extend to electronics, gaming and virtual reality.
The production company’s headquarters will be located on the Sony Pictures studio lot in Culver City,California.
“Steph is a transcendent figure in current culture. His wide-ranging content creation interests overlap well with our varied businesses and we have been equally impressed with his team,” said Tom Rothman, Chairman, Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group. “We are honored to have been drafted and now we know how lucky Golden State feels every day.”
“We’re thrilled to work alongside Steph to bring his positive, affirming brand to create content in the scripted and non-scripted television landscape,” added Chris Parnell, co-president Sony Pictures Television. “He’s tapping into his drive and creative energy on the court to expand to horizons off the court and we’re honored to be a part of it.”
Bryan Smiley, vice president of production at Columbia Pictures, brokered the deal and will oversee production and development with Unanimous Media for the motion picture group. Jeffrey Godsick, executive vice president of brand strategy and global partnerships, will oversee the opportunities across Sony platforms. Chris Parnell, co-president of Sony Pictures Television will oversee the TV projects in both the scripted and non-scripted spaces.
Golden State Warriors point guard Curry is currently out of the NBA playoffs after suffering a Grade 2 left MCL sprain on March 23.