Kirsten Dunst Steps in for Elisabeth Moss in The Power of the Dog

Kirsten Dunst steps in for Elisabeth Moss in The Power of the Dog

According to Deadline, Kirsten Dunst has stepped in to exchange Elisabeth Moss in The Power of the Dog movie adaptation starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Avengers: EndgameBrexitGood Omens), Moss was compelled to depart the manufacturing resulting from scheduling tasks.

The movie was bought by Netflix, who picked up the worldwide rights to the Western at the Cannes movie market.

Jane Campion (The PianoTop of the Lake) wrote the screenplay and can direct the venture. The ebook, written by Thomas Savage, tells a narrative of rich Montana brothers Phil (Cumberbatch) and George Burbank. Phil is good and merciless, whereas George is fastidious and mild. Together, they’re joint homeowners of the largest ranch in their Montana valley. When George secretly marries native widow Rose (Dunst), an indignant Phil wages a relentless struggle to destroy her through the use of her son Peter as a pawn.

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The venture comes from See-Saw Films and Big Shell Films/Max Films in affiliation with Brightstar. Roger Frappier of Max Films, who initially had the rights to the novel, supplied the property to Campion after the two meet at a current Cannes Film Festival. Tanya Seghatchian of Brightstar will produce, with Emile Sherman and Iain Canning driving the financing and bodily manufacturing.

BBC Films has additionally helped develop the manufacturing, with BBC Films’ rose Garnett, Simon Gillis of See-Saw and John Woodward of Brightstar serving as govt producers. The Power of the Dog will go into pre-production at the finish of this yr.

Netflix will launch The Power of the Dog in 2021 on Netflix and in theaters. Transmission Films will launch theatrically in Australia and New Zealand.

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