The Oscar-nominated screenwriter Alessandro Camon (The Messenger) has signed on to adapt the Italian psychological thriller You Will Obtain the Words and phrases (Le parole lo sanno) for the screen.

British director Peter Webber (Girl With a Pearl Earring, Hannibal Climbing) is hooked up to direct the movie You Will Find the Words, which Rome-centered Fenix Amusement is creating.

Franzoso’s novel facilities all over a guy with a terminal ailment who has a likelihood face a girl on a park bench, and come upon that qualified prospects to an excessive act of violence.

Camon advised The Hollywood Reporter Fenix approached him about the adaptation and released him to Webber.

“We hit it off,” he notes, he was calling Webber a “Renaissance man. He is cosmopolitan. He loves many genres and many languages, and he is truly into what he does.”

The film model of Franzoso’s novel will, like the book, be set in Italy but will have an English-speaking central character and be shot primarily in English. It will be a loose adaptation of the film.

“When we presented our ideas to Franzoso, he gave us carte blanche,” Camon says. When sticking to the original’s “noir” roots, Camon said the film version will “delve into and study the characters” in the book.

“Nowadays we have the primary creator of a film like Paolo Sorrentino, Luca Guadagnino, and Stefano Sollima who make movies for a worldwide audience, not just for Italy, and that makes us happy.”


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