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‘Story of Your Life’ Acquired by Paramount
14 May 14

The Hollywood Reporter – Paramount has pre-bought North American rights to Amy Adams’ Story of Your Life for a hefty $20 million.

The project puts the studio in business with emerging director Denis Villenueve, who impressed with Prisoners. Villenueve is currently getting ready to shoot Sicario, a gritty thriller starring Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt.

Based on the short story by Nebula and Hugo Award-winning author Ted Chiang, Story of Your Life will star Adams as an expert linguist who is recruited by the military to determine whether a group of aliens crash-landing on Earth come in peace or are a threat. As she learns to communicate with the aliens, she begins experiencing vivid flashbacks that become the key to unlocking the greater mystery about the true purpose of their visit.

Luciana

Waiting for the day I can 'professional fangirl' for a living.