Michelle Williams, last seen in critically acclaimed films The Greatest Showman and All the Money in the World, is set to join Julianne Moore in the U.S. remake of After The Wedding, which is written and directed by Moore’s spouse Bart Freundlich.
This version takes on a different spin to Susanne Bier’s original Danish drama by casting the two lead roles as women in the story of Isabel, who runs a dilapidated orphanage outside of Calcutta, and who travels to New York to meet the New York millionaire (Moore) who has provided money for the orphanage. Following the latter’s wedding, a mystery unravels
Joel Michaels and Silvio Muraglia are producing the project through Paradox Studios, who is also financing.
Williams can be seen in STX’s Amy Schumer comedy I Feel Pretty, out tomorrow, and in the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff, Venom.
She’s WME, Brillstein Entertainment, and Bloom, Hergott, Diemer, Rosenthal.
Variety was first to report the news of Williams’s casting.