Kirsten Dunst (“Spider-Man” films) is in negotiations and Ryan Gosling has signed on to star in the period love story/murder mystery All Good Things for Michael London’s Groundswell Productions, reports Variety.
Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans) will make his feature directorial debut on the film, which will start shooting in April on the East Coast. Marcus Hinchey, Marc Smerling and Jarecki wrote the screenplay.
Set in the 1980s, the story centers on the scion of a New York real estate dynasty (Gosling) who falls for a beautiful girl from the wrong side of the tracks (Dunst). But the fairy tale ends when the girl disappears. As a down-and-out detective stumbles on info that may lead to the truth, the political stakes get higher and people close to the case end up dead.