Negotiations are underway for Jenna Ortega and Amy Adams to affix Taika Waititi’s upcoming movie, Klara and the Sun, produced by Sony. Waititi has been related with the venture since spring and is helming the adaptation of the novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
The InSnieder e-newsletter initially reported Jenna Ortega’s involvement in the venture, whereas Deadline reported about Amy Adams’ casting.
Busy Schedules and Exciting Ventures
Jenna Ortega has a busy schedule, wrapping up work on Beetlejuice 2 and gearing up for the filming of the second season of the Netflix hit Wednesday in the upcoming months.
Additionally, her function movie Miller’s Girl hit theatres on January 26. In the earlier 12 months, she took on a number one function in Scream VI and made headlines by opting out of the Spyglass franchise’s seventh installment.
Meanwhile, Amy Adams is about to function in Marielle Heller’s Nightbitch from Searchlight. With six Oscar nominations beneath her belt for excellent performances in movies like Vice, The Fighter, and Doubt, Adams continues to be a distinguished determine in the trade.
Kazuo Ishiguro’s Sci-Fi Tale Comes to Life
Ishiguro launched Klara and the Sun in 2021, narrating the story from the perspective of Klara, a robotic companion. In the movie adaptation, Jenna Ortega is about to painting Klara, the robotic, whereas Amy Adams will tackle the function of a mom who acquires it for her teenager.
The novel made a powerful debut, securing the third spot on the New York Times’ Best Sellers Hardcover Fiction List and claiming the prime place on the Indie Best Sellers Hardcover Fiction List. Dahvi Waller has written the script, and manufacturing is about to start in the coming weeks.
This marks the creator’s third novel to obtain a big-screen adaptation, following the successes of Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day.