The famous English artist, winner of the BAFTA award winning EwanMcGregor, famous for the movie "Trainspotting" (1996), "the pillow book" (1996), "Moulin Rouge!" (2001), "Big fish" (2003), "To hell with love!" (2003), "the Island" (2005), made his debut as a film Director. He's going to release 1 feature film, Variety reports.
The tape has the working title of "American pastoral". The picture will be charged the common efforts McGregor and Lakeshore Entertainment Studio. The main role in the movie will play Jennifer Connelly and Dakota fanning.
The picture is based on the cult novel by American writer Philip Roth. This work brought the writer a Pulitzer prize.
Philip Roth was born in a family of Jewish immigrants from Galicia, graduated from Bucknell Institute, taught literature at the Chicago Institute. In 1959 he published a collection of novels and short stories, "goodbye, Columbus" and soon was awarded the National book award. This was followed by cantankerous works "Carelessness", "Case Tailor" and the bestselling "the Plot against America", describing America with a fascist regime.