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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Fukunaga in final talks to redo "Jane Eyre"

By Siewaun
Reference: Variety

Director Cary Fukunaga who recently won the Best Director award at Sundance Film Festival for his directorial debut movie "Sin nombre" is in the final round of negotiation with UK Ruby Films to direct a movie adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel "Jane Eyre".

Alison Owen and Paul Trijbits of Ruby Films are producing the movie with BBC Films from the script written by Moira Buffini.

The 19th century story with gothic elements is center on Jane Eyre, who during her time as governess at Thornfield Manor, falls in love with her byronic employer, Edward Rochester.

This movie is a remake of the original "Jane Eyre" 1996 movie directed by Franco Zeffirelli, which starred William Hurt and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Owen and Trijbits are aiming to start filming next year.

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