Oscar winner Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender are set to star in Genius. Based on the relationship between author Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins, the film will be directed by Michael Grandage. Gladiator and Skyfall scribe John Logan will adapt the script from A. Scott Berg’s award-winning biography Max Perkins: Editor Of Genius. James Bierman for the Michael Grandage Company will produce Genius. CAA will arrange the financing and represent the film’s North American distribution rights. FilmNation start international sales on Genius at AFM this week.