The project is a retelling of Shakespeare’s Hamlet through the eyes of the love interest he drove mad, Ophelia. It is based on the book by Lisa Klein and was adapted for the screen by Semi Chellas. Claire McCarthy is set to helm the project.
Covert Media is financing the project as well as handling international sales and CAA handles domestic. Daniel Bobker and Ehren Kruger are producing. Ridley is also in talks to star in J.J. Abrams’ Kolma and Holocaust drama The Lost Wife. She is repped by CAA.
Emily J | Staff Writer