Gillian Anderson will star in Raynor Wynn’s adaptation of The Salt Path. She will be joined by Jason Isaacs, best known for the Harry Potter franchise. Reported deadline.
The adaptation will be directed by actress Marianne Elliott. It will tell the story of a couple who lose their home and a few days later learn of the fatal diagnosis of one of the spouses. After that, the heroes go on a hiking trip to the southwest coast of Great Britain. Wynn extracted the plot of the book from his own life.
In 2013, the writer really went on a camping trip with her seriously ill husband. This trip changed the couple and the book based on it became Wynn’s love letter to her partner of many years. The book was published in 2018 and became a bestseller in many countries around the world. The film adaptation was written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. Filming will begin in June. The film was produced by Elizabeth Carlsen, Stephen Woolley, Lloyd and Beatrice Levine.
Previously, Lionsgate Movies released the trailer for The White Bird. Starring Helen Mirren and Gillian Anderson. The film will be released on August 25. You can see the video here.