Joining up with “The Pursuit of Happiness” director,Gabriele Muccino, Amanda Seyfried joins the cast for “Fathers and Daughters,” opposite Russell Crowe, as a father-daughter duo estranged by separation.
Although very few details have been released, we know that “Fathers and Daughters” is run by “Voltage Films,” and is coming at us from a blacklisted script written by “Shotgun Lovesongs”” acclaimed wrtter, Brad Desch. Voltage Pictures is handling foreign sales and will be selling Fathers and Daughters at the American Film Market. The flick is currently scheduled for pre-production in December.
Per the movie”s synopsis, “Fathers and Daughters” characterizes the love story between a father and daughter who live in Manhattan 25 years apart. The story moves back and forth between the 1980s where a famous novelist and widower struggles with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year old daughter; then it shows that daughter as a 30-year old woman in contemporary Gotham who battles her own demons that stem from that turbulent childhood.”
In related news, the “Lovelace” beauty will also be seen working hard on Seth MacFarlanes western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West, alongside Liam Neeson and Charlize Theron. Stay linked to GossipCenter for the latest updates and news on “Fathers and Daughters.”