‘In the Bedroom,’ ‘Little Children’ Director Todd Field Sets First Film in 15 Years, Starring Cate Blanchett

Three-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Todd Field has emerged with his first film in 15 years since the release of “Little Children,” and it’s set to star Cate Blanchett.

The “In the Bedroom” director and Blanchett have paired for “Tar,” an original drama that Field wrote and will direct for Focus Features.

While the plot details are under wraps, the film is reported to be set in Berlin.

Production is aiming to kick off this September.

Deadline first reported the news.

Field will also produce “Tar” under his Standard Film Company banner alongside Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert for Emjag Productions.Todd Field broke out of the American Film Institute to direct his explosive feature debut “In the Bedroom,” starrring Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, and Marissa Tomei in Oscar-nominated roles.

The drama about parents grappling with the death of their son after an incident involving his girlfriend earned rave reviews and

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