Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Jeff Bridges Is Among "The Emperor's Children"

Jeff Bridges is attached to star in the film adaptation of author Claire Messud 's best-selling novel "The Emperor's Children" says THR.

Set in the days leading up to the September 11th 2001 attacks, the story deals with a legendary journalist and liberal opinion-maker (Bridges), the ambition and pride of his family and friends, and his entanglement with his daughter's best friend.

 Noah Baumbach penned the adapted script from which Lake Bell will direct.

Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Erica Huggins will produce the pic. Anna Culp will exec produce.

Production aims to begin later this year.

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