Posted on Sunday, February 28th, 2010 by Peter Sciretta
First we heard that Angelina Jolie opted out of a Wanted sequel to star in Alfonso Cuarón’s space thriller Gravity. But then we learned that Gravity might not be next for Jolie after all (although I’ve heard she’s still in talks). Now The Hollywood Reporter has word that Jolie is in talks was filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Fountain, The Wrestler) to develop a big-screen adaptation of Ron Rash‘s 2008 book Serena: A Novel.
Christopher Kyle wrote a screenplay for the project, but the script is said to require more work before both Aronofsky and Jolie would go into production. Kyle penned two movies for Kathryn Bigelow, The Weight of Water and K-19: The Widowmaker, as well as Oliver Stone’s Alexander, and a couple episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street.