8 October 2013 2:52 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Right now Alexander Payne's new film Nebraska is making the festival rounds, but Paramount Vantage will send the black and white comedic drama to theaters in November. However, the director will next reunite with The Descendants distributor Fox Searchlight for a new project called The Judge's Will. Deadline reports Payne is currently in talks to direct the film from Conde Nast Entertainment, based on a piece from The New Yorker that was actually the last published work of writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who also worked on some films like Le Divorce and A Room with a View with Ismael Merchant and James Ivory. Now Payne will direct (and produce through his Ad Hominem Enterprises) the story which follows the last days in a "chess game relationship" between an ailing Delhi judge and his beautiful younger Bombay wife. Each of them live their own lives independently despite living under the same roof, »

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