Los Angeles, July 31 (IANS) Actor Paul Dano will make his feature directorial debut with the coming-of-age drama “Wildlife” from a script written by himself and Zoe Kazan.
“Wildlife”, based on the 1990 Richard Ford novel, is being produced by Alex Saks for June Pictures with Oren Moverman, Ann Ruark and Dano. Kazan is executive producing it.
The narrator of the book is a teenage boy who watches his parents’ marriage start to come apart after the family moves to Montana.
“In the fall of 1960, when I was 16 and my father was for a time not working, my mother met a man named Warren Miller and fell in love with him,” the book begins.
Neither Dano nor Kazan are likely to act in “Wildlife”, reports variety.com.
Dano’s credits include “Little Miss Sunshine”, “There Will Be Blood”, “12 Years a Slave”, “Love & Mercy” and “Swiss Army Man”.