Jake Gyllenhaal si Anne Hathaway se reunesc pe ecran in filmul Love and Other Drugs, pentru prima oara, dupa ce au jucat in rol de sot si sotie in Brokeback Mountain in 2005.
Regizorul Ed Zwick, (Defiance si Blood Diamond), se afla la prima drama din cariera sa, cu acest film.
Gyllenhaal si Hathaway au fost alesi sa joace in Love and Other Drugs, o drama care anterior sa numit Pharma. Fox 2000 si New Regency produc filmul bazat pe cartea lui Jamie Reidy, “Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman.”
Scenariul la Love and Other Drugs a fost adaptat de catre Charles Randolph (The Interpreter). Autorul cartii, Jamie Reidy, a fost un vanzator de farmaceutice pentru Pfizer in 1990; el scris si un memoriu care a mai luminat practica vanzarilor din industria farmaceutica. Gyllenhaal va juca in rolul vanzatorului, care incepe o relatie cu femeie bolnava de Parkinson’s (Hathaway).
Fox este in procesul de a obtine drepturile detinute de Universal, care au amanat proiectul, si care trebuia sa fie un scurt metraj numit Hard Sell.
Planurile sunt pentru a incepe filmarile din aceasta toamna.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway are reuniting for the first time since playing husband and wife in Brokeback Mountain in 2005.
Filmmaker Ed Zwick, who previously directed Defiance and Blood Diamond, is going the dramatic route for once with this one.
Gyllenhaal and Hathaway have been cast in Love and Other Drugs, a pharmaceutical relationship drama previously titled Pharma. Fox 2000 and New Regency are developing the film, which is based off of Jamie Reidy’s book “Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman.”
The screenplay for Love and Other Drugs is being adapted by Charles Randolph (The Interpreter). The author of the book, Jamie Reidy, was a drug rep for Pfizer in the late 1990s; he eventually wrote a memoir that shined a light on the practices of the pharmaceutical industry. Gyllenhaal will play the salesman, who begins a relationship with a woman who has Parkinson’s (Hathaway) while on one of his sales calls.
Fox is in the process of obtaining the rights from Universal, who is in the process of dumping the project, it was originally setup as a short called Hard Sell. The plan is to shoot this in the fall.