Actress will helm film adaptation of Truman Capote's 'Summer Crossing'
Aldamisa will produce and shop the pic at Cannes. Aldamisa is also shopping Jon Favreau’s “Chef” in which Johansson just signed up to co-star.
Adaptation is based on Capote’s novel by the same name, which follows a 17-year-old Debutant who decides to pursue romance with a Jewish valet parking attendant instead of traveling through Paris during a 1945 summer heat wave in New York.
Capote never published “Summer Crossing.” In fact, he trashed the manuscript altogether, and it was only salvaged after a janitor in his building fished discovered it. The pages resurfaced in a 2004 auction and was later published.
“Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For 3D” producer Oleg Boyko will finance along with Aldamisa. Boyko will produce, along with Aldamisa co-chairman Sergei Bespalov and Barry Spikings.
Peter D. Graves will exec produce, with production set to start in the first half of next year.