Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska to Star in Lesbian Love Story Directed by Todd Haynes

Cate Blanchett and Mia Wasikowska will star in the film adaptation of Carol, a Patricia Highsmith novel. The film will be directed by Todd Haynes and distributd by The Weinsteing Company, according to the Hollywood Reporter:

CarolCarol follows the relationship between two very different
women in 1950s New York. One is a girl in her 20s working in a
department store who dreams of a more fulfilling life, the other is a
wife trapped in a loveless, moneyed marriage who is fearful of losing
her daughter in the case of a separation.

The Highsmith novel that the film will be based on is known under two titles – Carol, but also The Price of Salt. Phyllis Nagy (Mrs Harris) has written the adaptation.

Production starts in October in London and NYC.

Posted May 28, 2013 at 8:17am ETC by Andy Towle
in Cate Blanchett, Film, News