CS sits down with director Denise Di Novi and her Unforgettable cast
This Friday, Warner Bros. Pictures brings to the big screen Unforgettable, a dramatic thriller that also represents the directorial debut of Denise Di Novi. Di Novi, who has been working in Hollywood as a producer for more than three decades, is responsible for films like Heathers, Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, The Nightmare Before Christmas and many more. ComingSoon.net recently had the chance to sit down with Di Novi and her Unforgettable cast (including stars Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, Geoff Stults and Cheryl Ladd) to talk about what made her decide that Unforgettable was the right film to finally move into the director’s chair.
Unforgettable stars Heigl as Tessa Connover, who is barely coping with the end of her marriage when her ex-husband, David (Stults), becomes happily engaged to Julia Banks (Dawson)—not only bringing Julia into the home they once shared but also into the life of their daughter, Lilly (Isabella Rice). Trying to settle into her new role as a wife and a stepmother, Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her put her own troubled past behind her. But Tessa’s jealousy soon takes a pathological turn until she will stop at nothing to turn Julia’s dream into her ultimate nightmare.
The film is also being produced by Di Novi alongside Alison Greenspan (If I Stay) and Ravi D. Mehta (Grudge Match), from a screenplay by Christina Hodson. The behind-the-scenes creative team is led by multiple Oscar-nominated director of photography Caleb Deschanel (The Right Stuff, The Natural), production designer Nelson Coates (Flight), editor Frédéric Thoraval (Taken), and costume designer Marian Toy (Ballers).