Colin Firth and Michael Fassbender are set to star in Genius, based on A. Scott Berg's National Book Award winning biography Max Perkins: Editor of Genius.
The film will chart the real-life relationship between Thomas Wolfe (Fassbender) and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth). Michael Grandage will direct from an adapted script by John Logan.
FilmNation will shop the project to foreign buyers at the American Film Market, currently underway in Santa Monica. The project's pedigree is sure to spark keen interest.
CAA will put together financing, and will represent North American rights.
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- Michael Fassbender
- Colin Firth
- Max Perkins
- Michael Grandage
- American Film Market