{Exclusive} Holly Gent Palmo & Vince Palmo Re-team With Richard Linklater For “Where’d You Go Bernadette”


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〉 The ’ relationship with the Everybody Wants Some!! director dates back to Dazed and Confused.

Me and Orson Welles scribes Holly Gent Palmo and Vince Palmo are re-teaming with director to adapt ’s 2012 novel WHERE’D YOU GO BERNADETTEThe Fault in Our Stars scribes and penned a previous adaptation of the novel, but sources confirm that the Palmos have taken over writing duties, and are working closely with Linklater to start fresh from the source material.

Cate Blanchett is in talks to star in the film, which follows an agoraphobic architect who suddenly vanishes before a family trip to Antarctica. Narrated by her teenage daughter, the story is then told via emails, letters, documents, and through talks with a psychiatrist as the daughter attempts to put the pieces together and solve the mystery of her missing mother. 

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is producing through her , while will produce through with . Semple will serve as an executive on the project, along with and . and are the execs for Annapurna.

The duo previously adapted Robert Kaplow’s novel Me and Orson Welles, which was directed by Linklater and starred Zac Efron. Vince Palmo has a close relationship with Linklater, having worked as a 1st AD on Linklater’s Bad News Bears, A Scanner Darkly, Fast Food Nation, Before Midnight, and Boyhood. Holly Gent Palmo, meanwhile, worked as a coordinator on Linklater’s cult classic, Dazed and Confused. In addition to adapting Bernadette, the scribes are also adapting Pierdomenico Baccalario’s family-oriented fantasy series, Century.

The Palmos are repped by Gersh and Gotham/Principal.


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