Lionsgate Announces Acquisition of ‘Genius’ Starring Jude Law and Nicole Kidman
HOLLYWOOD – May 13,2015 (UPI) — Lionsgate has landed the rights to a new film, “Genius”, about writer Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins.
Law will play Wolfe, the 20th century novelist best known for “Look Homeward, Angel” and “Of Time and the River.” Firth will play Perkins, the famous literary editor credited with bringing Earnest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Wolfe to stardom.
The film is based off of “Max Perkins: Editor of a Genius,” written by A. Scott Berg. No release date has been announced yet.