The performing artist will star and create the adjustment of Matt Haig’s up and coming novel through his SunnyMarch standard.
Benedict Cumberbatch has arranged another film extend.
The performing artist’s own SunnyMarch flag has cooperated with StudioCanal to get the film rights to How to Stop Time, the imminent book from productive grown-up and youngsters’ writer Matt Haig (A Boy Called Christmas, The Last Family in England, The Radleys), being distributed by Canongate Books in July.
Cumberbatch will play the Tom Hazard, a man who may resemble a common 41-year-old be that as it may, inferable from a to a great degree uncommon condition, has been alive for quite a long time. The Imitation Game and Doctor Strange star will executive create close by Jamie Byng, Canongate CEO.
StudioCanal is completely financing How to Stop Time and will disseminate in its domains, U.K., France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand, and will deal with universal deals.
The arrangement was consulted between SunnyMarch’s overseeing chief Adam Ackland who will create the film and Nick Marston of Curtis Brown who expedited the arrangement for the benefit of Matt Haig and Conville and Walsh.
“The possibility of Benedict Cumberbatch playing Tom Hazard is a colossally energizing one and I couldn’t be more joyful about working with Adam and Jamie, and to be brought together with StudioCanal,” said Haig, who was an author on the developing smaller than usual major’s 2014 hit Paddington.
“We are charmed to be proceeding with our effective association with Matt Haig and in addition expand upon our long-running and element organization with SunnyMarch, Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Ackland,” said StudioCanal U.K. Chief Danny Perkins.
“This convincing novel will make for an intense film that falls in accordance with StudioCanal’s continuous responsibility to British ability, narrating and generation. We anticipate conveying it to groups of onlookers around the globe.”
StudioCanal, which took a stake in SunnyMarch a year ago, is likewise adjusting Haig’s book arrangement A Boy Called Christmas for the extra large screen, while the author is adjusting The Radleys for Alfonso Cuaron and BBC Films, and The Last Family in England for Taika Waititi and Plan B.