In his first foray into directing, Akiva Goldsman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “A Beautiful Mind”, takes on “Winter’s Tale”, a film based on the beloved book from 1983. “Winter’s Tale” is a fantasy romance drama that sees Peter Lake (played by Colin Farrell) magically transported nearly a century into the future, to modern day New York, where… you guessed it, falls in love. You can watch a trailer of the film below:
If you’re interested in the film, you kind the official synopsis and other details below:
Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, “Winter’s Tale” is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.
The film stars Colin Farrell (“Total Recall”), Jessica Brown Findlay (TV’s “Downton Abbey”), and Oscar® winners Jennifer Connelly (“A Beautiful Mind”), William Hurt (“Kiss of the Spider Woman”), Eva Marie Saint (“On the Waterfront”) and Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”). “Winter’s Tale” also introduces young newcomers Ripley Sobo and Mckayla Twiggs (both from Broadway’s “Once”).
Winter’s Tale will hit theaters this Valentine’s Day.