Deadline exclusively reported that the Russos’ AGBO acquired Nico Walker’s novel for $1M last August. Jessica Goldberg adapted the novel. A summer production is planned. The Russos will produce along with AGBO’s Mike Larocca.
Published by Knopf, Cherry parallels the true life story of the author, a former Army medic who returned from Iraq with extreme un-diagnosed PTSD and fell into opioid addiction and began robbing banks.
Variety had the news about Holland being in talks.