You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Derek Cianfrance to Direct ‘The Light Between Oceans’ for DreamWorks

Film is based on debut novel by M.L. Stedman

DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday.

Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford.

Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce.

Story takes place after WWI on a remote Australian island where a lighthouse keeper and his wife face a moral dilemma when a dead man and a 2-month-old infant wash up in a boat on shore.

CAA reps Cianfrance, who recently helmed “The Place Beyond the Pines.”

More Biz

  • Gibson, Iconic Guitar Company, Said to

    Gibson, Iconic Guitar Company, Said to Be Nearing Bankruptcy

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • David Glasser Fired by the Weinstein

    Weinstein Co. Board Fires COO David Glasser for Cause

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • Rules Don't Apply review

    Warren Beatty Sought Wider 'Rules Don't Apply' Release Despite Grim Test Screenings

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • Oh Seok-geun Korean Film Council

    New Leader Promises Reforms at Korean Film Council

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • SOUTH KOREA OUTMandatory Credit: Photo by

    Actress Choi Hee-seo Looks Forward to a Promising Career

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • The Prison Korean Cinema

    Korea's Box Office Faces a Drop in Admissions as Streaming Services Compete

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

  • Andy Lo Hong Kong Writer Director

    Ambitious Filmmaker Andy Lo Wants Success in Both Hong Kong and China

    DreamWorks has tapped “Blue Valentine” helmer Derek Cianfrance to direct “The Light Between Oceans,” the company announced Tuesday. Pic is based on the debut novel from M.L. Stedman and will be produced by Heyday Films’ David Heyman, along with Jeffrey Clifford. Rosie Alison, who brought the book into Heyday, will exec produce. Story takes place […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content