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Niki Caro to direct 'Beautiful Ruins'
We are thrilled to be joining forces with Amblin Partners and welcoming Niki Caro on board as our Director for 'Beautiful Ruins', a new film based on the New York Times Bestseller written by Jess Walter. The script will be written by Mark Hammer (Two Night Stand) and Chiara Atik (Superstore), from an earlier draft by Micah Fitzerman-Blue (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Transparent) and Noah Harpster (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Transparent).
Caro has won a DGA award for Netflix’s Anne with an E and two of her actresses have received Oscar nominations for Best Actress – Keisha Castle-Hughes for Whale Rider and Charlize Theron for North Country.
Neal Street’s Pippa Harris, Sam Mendes and Julie Pastor will produce, with Nicolas Brown executive producing.
Amblin Partners’ President of Production, Jeb Brody, will oversee for the studio, along with Mia Maniscalco, VP of Creative Affairs.