Miller wrote the screenplay from a story by Karen Rinaldi. Rachael Horovitz of Specialty Films produces alongside Miller’s producing partner at Round Films, Damon Cardasis. The producers anticipate an autumn production start.
Downton Abbey director Andy Goddard co-wrote and will direct Set Fire To The Stars, a 1950s period drama abouts the relationship between aspiring poet John Malcolm Brinnin and his hero, the Welsh legend Dylan Thomas. Elijah Wood will play Brinnin and Celyn Jones, who co-wrote the script with Goddard, will play Thomas. Kelly Reilly will play Thomas’ wife, Caitlin. The key cast includes Shirley Henderson and Steven Mackintosh.