Olivia Wilde's close call
Olivia Wilde is to star with Samuel L. Jackson and Antonio Banderas in 'Life Itself'.
Dan Fogelman, the creator of hit US comedy/drama series 'This Is Us', is to direct and pen the romantic drama which has been delayed due to the success of his show NBC show.
Also starring in the project is 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' actor Oscar Isaac, 'Ready Player One' actress Olivia Cook and Laia Costa.
The plot centers on Isaac and Wilde who will play a love-struck couple who are at the centre of a relationship storyline which connects multiple generations and sees the extended characters all connected by one tragic event.
Shooting on the project is due to begin this spring with locations including New York City and Seville in Spain with FilmNation is financing and Temple Hill's Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey producing with FilmNation's Aaron Ryder.
The movie will be the first role for Wilde, 32, since she and her fiancé Jason Sudeikis welcomed their second child, daughter Daisy, into the world last October.
The couple already have a son called Otis together.