Unique: Jessica Swale has been tapped to rewrite the script for Universal Pictures’ Swan Lake, based on the ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. An earlier model of the script was prepared by Kristina Lauren Anderson.
Felicity Jones is connected to star. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman of Mandeville Movies will deliver. Mandeville’s Alex Younger will govt generate.
Senior Government VP of Creation Erik Baiers and Director of Development Lexi Barta will oversee the challenge on behalf of Common.
Swale not too long ago manufactured her directorial debut on the Planet War II drama Summerland, which she also wrote. That film was produced by IFC Films and Lionsgate on July 31 to terrific acclaim. She is now performing on an untitled screenplay for Working Title, as well as Persuasion for Fox Searchlight, Longbourn for StudioCanal.
Swale is represented by Gersh and The Soho Company.