Jan 23, 2018 05:13 PM EST
The Goldfinch, Starring Nicole Kidman, Begins Principal Photography
Warner Bros. Pictures and Amazon Studios have begun principal photography on their upcoming film, "The Goldfinch". This will be an adaptation of the novel by Donna Tartt.
Theodore "Theo" Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day...a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.
The film stars Ansel Elgort ("Baby Driver") as Theo Decker, Nicole Kidman ("The Hours," "Big Little Lies") as Mrs. Barbour, Oakes Fegley ("Pete's Dragon") as Young Theo, Aneurin Barnard ("Dunkirk") as Boris, Finn Wolfhard ("Stranger Things," "It") as Young Boris, with Sarah Paulson ("The Post," "American Crime Story") as Xandra, Luke Wilson ("The Royal Tenenbaums") as Larry, and Jeffrey Wright ("The Hunger Games" films) as Hobie. The cast also includes Ashleigh Cummings ("Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries") as Pippa, Willa Fitzgerald ("Little Women") as Kitsey Barbour, Aimee Laurence ("Chicago P.D.") as Young Pippa, Denis O'Hare ("American Horror Story") as Lucius Reeve, Peter Jacobson ("Colony") as Mr. Silver, Luke Kleintank ("The Man in the High Castle") as Platt Barbour, Joey Slotnick ("The Secret Life of Walter Mitty") as Dave, Robert Joy ("CSI: NY") as Welty, and newcomer Ryan Foust as Andy.
John Crowley ("Brooklyn") will be directing the film Nina Jacobson ("The Hunger Games" films, "American Crime Story") and Brad Simpson ("World War Z," "American Crime Story") producing. Peter Straughan ("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy") has written the screenplay.
"The Goldfinch" is slated for an October 11, 2019, release.
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