Wild Mountain Thyme photo: first look at Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan
Bleecker Street has released the first official photo from their upcoming romantic drama film Wild Mountain Thyme, giving us our first look at Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan’s Rosemary and Anthony as they share a sweet moment under the rain. Check out the full photo in the gallery below! (via Collider)
Based on John Patrick Shanley’s 2014 Tony-nominated Broadway play, Wild Mountain Thyme will tell the story of star-crossed lovers Anthony and Rosemary whose families are in a heated contest over a piece of land separating the two farms.
Its official synopsis reads: “Anthony (Dornan) always seems to be out in the fields working, worn down by his father’s (Walken) constant belittling. But what really stings is his father’s threat to bequeath the family farm to his American cousin Adam (Hamm). Rosemary (Blunt) at first seems to hold a grudge for having been shamed by Anthony in childhood, but the sparks between them would keep a bonfire blazing through the night. Her mother Aoife (Molloy) strives to unite the families before it is too late.”
The film stars Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns), and Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey franchise), along with Golden Globe winner Jon Hamm (Mad Men) and Oscar-winning veteran actor Christopher Walken. It will also feature Dearbhla Molloy and Danielle Ryan.
Shanley is set to write and direct the adaptation himself, marking his second foray behind the camera developing his own stage material for the big screen after 2008’s Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated period drama Doubt.
Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. rights to the project with Lionsgate acquiring the U.K. rights. The film is set to be produced by Mar-Key Pictures, Leslie Urdang (Rabbit Hole), Anthony Bregman (Foxcatcher) from Likely Story, Michael Helfant and Bradley Gallo from Amasia Entertainment (Them That Follow) and Martina Niland (Sing Street) of Port Pictures, with Andrew Kramer, Jonathan Loughran and Stephen Mallaghan set to executive produce.