Niki Caro to Direct ‘Beautiful Ruins’ for Amblin Partners

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“Mulan” director Niki Caro has closed a deal to direct “Beautiful Ruins” for Amblin Partners, in response to a person with information of the challenge.

In February, Amblin introduced that they had been re-teaming with Neal Street Productions to make the movie, following their collaboration on “1917,” which gained three Academy Awards and has up to now earned $375 million on the worldwide field workplace. Neal Street’s Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes and Julie Pastor will produce “Beautiful Ruins.” Nicolas Brown is government producing.

Based on the New York Times bestseller written by Jess Walter, the story facilities on an enthralling younger man in an Italian seaside village in 1962, who runs a resort with no visitors, till in the future an American starlet, recent from the set of “Cleopatra,” seems and captures his coronary heart. Five many years later in Hollywood, a jaded assistant to a once-powerhouse producer will get caught up within the magic of the Italian’s story, and takes it upon herself to discover a glad ending. The script shall be written by Mark Hammer and Chiara Atik, from an earlier draft by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster.

Amblin Partners’ President of Production, Jeb Brody, will oversee for the studio, together with Mia Maniscalco, VP of Creative Affairs.

Caro’s subsequent film is Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Mulan,” now opening August 21 as COVID-19 infections proceed to rise in cities throughout the U.S. Her different credit embody her breakout hit “Whale Rider” together with “North Country.” Both movies garnered Oscar nominations for his or her lead actresses. On the tv entrance, Caro gained a DGA award for Netflix’s “Anne with an E.”

Caro is repped by UTA and Linda Lichter of Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler, Feldman and Clark.

Variety first reported the information.

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