11 June 2007
Connelly, Bettany to star in 'Born'
Variety report that Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany will star in "Born," a psychological thriller that Guillermo del Toro, Lawrence Gordon and Lloyd Levin will produce, and horror vet Clive Barker will exec produce.
Written by Daniel Simpson with Barker and Paul Kaye, Simpson will direct the film, which revolves around a couple who settle down in a seemingly idyllic English town to raise a family. Their perfect life is shaken when the husband, a claymation artist, discovers his characters are acting out a nightmare that comes to life.
Steve Lanning and Cliff Lanning will produce and the UK production starts in mid-August. With stop-motion animated sequences produced by Chiodo Bros. Prods. ("Elf," "Team America") Born will look to marry both live and animation footage.