Nicole Kidman is in talks to play the lead in writer-director Rowan Joffe’s (writer of 28 Weeks Later) psychological thriller Before I Go To Sleep, which Joffe has adapted from Steve Watson’s acclaimed debut novel, reports Screen Daily.
Watson’s acclaimed novel is a psychological thriller “about a woman who wakes up every morning without remembering the past 20 years of her life.” The novel’s rights have sold in 42 countries.
Liza Marshall of Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free is producing. StudioCanal and BBC Films are among parties circling the project. Shoot dates have yet to be confirmed.
BAFTA winner Joffe wrote and directed 2010 drama Brighton Rock and also wrote screenplay’s for Anton Corbijn’s The American and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later.