On Monday, the community introduced that Portman has stepped down from the movie, and manufacturing is not going to be shifting ahead.
“As a result of unexpected private causes, Natalie Portman has stepped down from HBO Movies’ ‘Days of Abandonment’ previous to the beginning of filming. Sadly, the manufacturing is not going to transfer ahead,” HBO mentioned in an announcement. “We’re very sorry we received’t have the ability to convey this stunning story to the display with our proficient author/director and solid. We ship our honest because of our solid, producers, and crew for all their ardour and arduous work.”
Representatives for Portman didn’t instantly reply to Selection‘s request for additional remark.
Portman was first hooked up to the challenge — an adaptation of the Elena Ferrante novel of the identical identify — in April. The story follows Tess (Portman), who has deserted her personal desires for a steady residence life. When she is in flip deserted by her husband, her world is thrown off its axis. Portman was additionally set to govt produce together with Sophie Mas underneath the pair’s MountainA manufacturing banner.
Maggie Betts was set to jot down, direct and govt produce the variation. Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler of Maven Display screen Media had been additionally on board as govt producers, together with Len Amato of Crash&Salvage, Ferrante, Domenico Procacci of Fandango and Maria Zuckerman. “The Days of Abandonment” was going to be produced in affiliation with Medusa.
THR was the primary to report the information.
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