Jake Gyllenhaal and Denis Villeneuve Team Up for the Film Adaptation of ‘The Son’

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Variety reports, Jake Gyllenhaal is teaming up with director Denis Villeneuve to produce Jo Nesbo’s crime novel ‘The Son.’ You can read the full details below:

Jake Gyllenhaal’s Nine Stories and Bold Films are bringing Jo Nesbo’s crime novel “The Son” to the big screen. “Sicario” director Denis Villeneuve is attached to helm the drama.

Producers are Nine Stories’ Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker, and Bold’s Michel Litvak. Bold’s Gary Michael Walters will executive produce with Nesbo and Niclas Salomonsson.

“The Son” marks the third collaboration for Gyllenhaal and Villeneuve, who previously teamed on “Enemy” and “Prisoners.”

Nesbo’s books have sold more than 30 million copies and been translated into 50 languages. His crime novel “The Snowman” was adapted into a film by Tomas Alfredson for Working Title.

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