As Salt director Phillip Noyce weighs the options for his next move, one long-gestating project has begun to pick up steam. Late last year, Noyce took over the helm of My Wild Life (formerly titled Our Wild Life), a drama based the real-life story of Kenyan elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick, and Nicole Kidman began circling the lead role this past spring. As Noyce and Kidman got busy with other things, however, My Wild Life seemed to fall by the wayside.

But Kidman is now officially attached to star, and with Mandalay Pictures working on getting the rights from New Line, the biopic could be hitting theaters during next year’s holiday season. More details after the jump.

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Film in Development Based on A Wrinkle in Time

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You’ve probably read Madeleine L’Engle‘s young adult novel A Wrinkle in Time. You might also have seen the 2004 TV adaptation which, as L’Engle reviewed, really wasn’t very good at all. Now a group is having a go at a feature adaptation, spearheaded by producer Cary Granat. (Who, you may recall, is also behind the 3D adaptation of the Book of Genesis we recently covered.)

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