Gillian's 'Gellhorn' Project
Posted at 7:43 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, July 1, 2008
March 22, 2005 - Gillian has the rights to Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life by Caroline Moorehead and plans to make a feature film (not a biopic) focusing on the marriage between Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn. Sharman Macdonald will write the screenplay and Gillian will play the role of Martha Gellhorn.
April 23, 2007 - And one more thing, read the first draft of the Gellhorn script and it's reeaally good. Phew! You never know if you're on the right track until you are or you aren't and I think we are. I got goose bumps. Can't wait to share that story on the big screen with everyone. Many more hurdles to cross before then though. Thanks for everyone's continuing interest and support for that project.
June 30, 2008 - Variety published more news on this project: "Martha Gellhorn was one of the most respected journalists of this century, and I thought Caroline's biography effectively encompassed her rich and complex life," Anderson said. Read more.
Note: As stated in the March 22, 2005 blurb, the film is not a biopic.