• Niki Caro to Direct ‘Beautiful Ruins' for Amblin Partners

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Mulan” director Niki Caro has closed a deal to direct “Beautiful Ruins” for Amblin Partners, according to an individual with knowledge of the project.
    In February, Amblin announced that they were re-teaming with Neal Street Productions to make the film, following their collaboration on “1917,” which won three Academy Awards and has so far earned $375 million at the worldwide box office. Neal Street's Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes and Julie Pastor will produce “Beautiful Ruins.” Nicolas Brown is executive producing.
    Based on the New York Times bestseller written by Jess Walter, the story...
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  • Beautiful Ruins: Mulan Director Niki Caro to Helm Adaptation for Amblin

    Beautiful Ruins: Mulan Director Niki Caro to Helm Adaptation for Amblin

    12 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Beautiful Ruins: Mulan Director Niki Caro to Helm Adaptation for Amblin
    Variety is reporting that director Niki Caro ( Mulan , Whale Rider , The Zookeeper's Wife ) will helm the feature adaptation of Beautiful Ruins for Amblin Partners.
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    Based on the best-selling novel by Jess Walter, the story is set in an Italian seaside village in 1962, where a charming young man runs a hotel with no guests, until one day an American starlet, fresh from the set of Cleopatra , appears and captures his heart. Five decades later in...
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