New adaptation of Morpurgo’s War Horse set to star Jean Reno & Anjelica Huston

rah_35945255222Based on Micheal Morpurgo’s bestselling war story ‘War Horse’ has a new film adaptation that will star Jean Reno, Noah Schnapp as the lead and Anjelica Huston. The film will be titled Waiting for Anya, which is currently being filmed in France. It is being produced by Goldfinch Studios.

Other actors included in the film are Thomas Kretschmann, Elsa Zylbertsein, and Tomas Lemarquis.

‘The film was launched at the recent EFM by L.A.-based 13 Sales. Deals closed there with Pan Asia (Fox Networks Group Asia), Middle East (Eagle Films), Greece (Tanweer), Portugal (NOS Lusomundo), and Spain, Eastern Europe, Turkey & India (SPI).

Schnapp will play a young shepherd, Jo, in the film alongside Huston’s widow Horcada. Set in Lescun, southern France, it follows Jo’s involvement in smuggling Jewish children across the border into Spain.

Via Deadline

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