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Neon buys rights to THE ACTOR, based on Westlake novel, to star Ryan Gosling
Posted by Don Malcolm
on 5/27/2021, 2:50 pm
Director Duke Johnson, who co-directed the animated ANOMALISA some years back in conjunction with the poster boy of narrative strangeness Charlie Kaufman, is set to helm this Ryan Gosling property (the actor will also operate as one of the film's producers). The film is retitled from its source novel, Donald Westlake's MEMORY, a more "philosophical" work from the renowned pulp fiction writer that was published posthumously in 2006 by Hard Case Crime.
Yes, it's an amnesia neo-noir... https://www.indiewire.com/2021/04/ryan-gosling-the-actor-duke-johnson-neon-1234629861/