Paul Bettany to direct Miramax comedy and drama Harvest Moon
After his acclaimed performance in Disney + WandaVision, Deadline announces that Paul Bettany has officially signed on for the lead role in Miramax’s upcoming comedy-drama titled, Harvest moon. In addition, Carmen Ejogo (Fantastic beasts), Cary Elwes (The princess to marry) and Oscar nominee Candice Bergen (Restart) were also chosen to join the project.
âI am delighted to team up again with Bill Block and Miramax to make Harvest moon“Bettany said in a statement.” The fact that it came together so quickly is extremely gratifying and also hilarious. Dana and I wrote it to stay sane during the lockdown and now we’re off touring with a crew. incredible creative led by Mark Waters. It’s a bit of a dream. I’m very excited. “
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Harvest moon will be directed by Mark Waters from a screenplay he co-wrote with Dana Brown. The story will center on a young boy who sees an opportunity to reunite his estranged parents as the pandemic brings the world to a halt.
The project is also expected to feature Riley Looc, Malia Baker, Staz Nair, Rodney Richardson and Connor Falk. The film will be produced by Bettany, Waters, Brown, Bill Block and Jessica Tuschinsky.
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Bettany gained worldwide recognition for her roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began as the AI ââvoice of Iron Man, Jarvis which ultimately led him to take on the role of Vision. His most recent portrayal of the character earned him his first Emmy nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Limited Series or Movie. It will then be seen in the next second installment of A very English scandal, with alongside Claire Foy.