BREAKING: Amy Adams is negotiating to star in a thriller based on Gillian Flynn’s critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller Dark Places. Gilles Paquet-Brenner will direct from his script. Paquet-Brenner had the highest grossing North American foreign language release last year with Sarah’s Key.
Adams will play Libby Day, a woman who, at seven-years old, survived the brutal massacre of her family and testified against her brother as the murderer. Twenty-five years later, the Kill Club, a secret-society obsessed with solving notorious crimes, bring her to question and confront the truth of what took place that day.
Adams will next be seen starring in Rob Lorenz’s film Trouble with a Curve, Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, Walter Salles On The Road and Zach Snyder’s Superman: Man of Steel. She is set to produce and star in the film adaptation of Steve Martin’s novel Object of Beauty with Maven Pictures. She will also play the Bakers Wife in Into the Woods this summer as part of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte.
Stéphane Marsil will produce through Hugo Productions in association with Peter Safran. Grégoire Melin’s Paris-based Kinology will handle international sales.
Amy Adams is repped by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Sloane, Offer, Weber, Dern, LLP. Gilles Paquet-Brenner by WME, Independent Talent Group and the Safran Company. Gillian Flynn by the Smiley Group and Levine And Greenberg.