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Eventually a scientist (Chiwetel Ejiofor) finds her on the farm and they end up falling in love.
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- Garth Franklin
Based on the classic sci-fi novel by Robert C. O'Brien, the psychological thriller follows a teenage girl (Amanda Seyfried), who seems to be the only one left alive after a devastating apocalyptic event. Eventually a scientist (Chiwetel Ejiofor) finds her on the farm she is living on and they end up falling in love. Chris Pine will be portraying another young survivor, who complicates things between the new couple.
Production is slated to begin this August. »
The apocalypse is terrifying at the best of times, but when the concept of oblivion hits you through young adult literature -- as the teens of today are finding out through "The Hunger Games," "Divergent," "The Knife Of Never Letting Go" et al -- it's almost guaranteed to lead to some sleepless nights. For a certain generation, that fear of radiation poisoning came from "Z For Zachariah," the 1974 novel by Robert C. O'Brien (who died before the book was completed). A stark and affecting two hander about Ann, a young woman who thinks she's the lone survivor of a nuclear war, only to discover a scientist, Loomis, alive, it's been a high-school favorite for nearly forty years, but other than a low-budget BBC adaptation, has never made it to the big screen. However, for some time now Tobey Maguire has been planning an adaptation through his Material Pictures banner, setting »
- Oliver Lyttelton
Announced for development last summer , director Craig Zobel's ( Compliance ) Z for Zachariah has found its first three cast members in Chiwetel Ejiofor ( Children of Men ), Chris Pine ( Star Trek ) and Amanda Seyfried ( Mamma Mia! ). Nissar Modi is providing the screenplay for the post-apocalyptic thriller, adapting Robert C. O'Brien's 1974 novel. The story, a psychological thriller, follows a girl who believes she is the only survivor after a devastating nuclear event, but comes to learn she is not alone. Material Pictures. Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe will produce alongside Zik Zak Filmworks. Skúli Malmquist, Thor Sigurjonsson and Palomar Pictures. Joni Sighvatsson. Gary Ross and Lucky Hat Entertainment.s Stephen Bannatyne will executive produce, along with Silver »
4 items from 2013
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