Felix van Groeningen to adapt Italian novel ‘The Eight Mountains’ for Wildside

It will be co-written and co-directed by Belgium’s Charlotte Vandermeersch.Beautiful Boy and The Broken Circle Breakdown director Felix van Groeningen is to co-write and co-direct a feature based on Paolo Cognetti’s Italian bestseller The Eight Mountains with Charlotte Vandermeersch for Rome-based production outfit Wildside.It will be the first move into directing for Belgian actress Vandermeersch who has had roles in Groeningen’a Belgica, The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Misfortunates and With Friends Like These.The Eight Mountains aims to shoot in the Italian Alps, Turin and Nepal this summer.

No cast is attached yet.The project

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