Gerard Depardieu Will Go Cannibal For Life Of Pi
The Life Of Pi adaptation is starting to pick-up momentum. Based off the bestselling novel written by Yann Martel, the screenplay was written by Finding Neverland scribe David Magee. Ang Lee is directing and now, newcomer Suraj Sharma finally has some talent to play off of.
According to Variety, Gerard Depardieu will play a cannibalistic chef, while Adil Hussain and Irrfan Khan have also signed on as the main character's father and a grown-up version of the main character himself respectively. You may remember Khan recently boarded the Spider-man reboot. Not saying that's good or bad, just that it happened.
The whole international feel makes sense given the film's source material. Life Of Pi swept almost the entire world by storm when it was released in 2001, becoming a bestseller in numerous countries. It centers around a boy stuck on a raft with a tiger. I tried to read it on three different occasions and never made it more than fifty pages. Take that for what you will.
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