EXCLUSIVE: Hot off Gone Girl, Rosamund Pike is the one that Fox and Chernin Entertainment want to to star with Sons Of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam in the Paradise Now helmer Hany Abu-Assad-directed The Mountain Between Us for Fox 2000 and Chernin Entertainment. An adaptation of the Charles Martin book, the film is a harrowing tale of survival and a love story. Ashley is a writer catching a flight from Salt Lake City and heading East for her wedding. Ben is a doctor returning from a medical conference. When their flight is cancelled due to a broken de-icer, the strangers agree to charter a ride, only to see the pilot suffer a heart attack and crash into a desolate snowy mountain region. He breaks ribs and she suffers a leg fracture. Fortunately, aside from a doctor he’s an avid climber, and as he struggles to get her down from the mountain in harsh weather, she begins to realize that maybe she was headed to marry the wrong guy.
Pic’s produced by Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping for Chernin Entertainment. The project’s scripters include J. Mills Goodloe and Scott Frank. Marisa Paiva is overseeing the project for Fox 2000.
Hunnam is killing it in the seventh and final season as the leader of the Sons Of Anarchy gang, and he’s going to play King Arthur for Guy Ritchie and Warner Bros in what is conceived as multiple movies about the Knights of the Round Table.
Pike is repped by CAA and Magnolia Entertainment.