Ron Howard tapped to direct Lang Lang Biopic
While the two-time Oscar winner is busy creating a drama concerning the Tham Luang cave rescue for MGM, Ron Howard has found another new project by means of a biopic devoted to acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang, in accordance with
Based on Lang and David Ritz’s memoir Journey of one thousand Miles, the untitled biopic will chart the musician’s incredible life story from his childhood in the provincial city of Shenyang in Northern China to the peak of the present day global classic music industry, even while his family sacrifices everything to greatly help their son succeed almost.
“Dream, work hard, and always have confidence in yourself,” Lang said in a statement. “This movie, because of Ron Howard’s vision, will inspire teenagers all over the world to check out their dreams rather than forget they’re one in a million.”
Michelle and Kieran Mulroney (Sherlock Homes: A CASINO GAME of Shadows) are mounted on adapt the memoir for the screen, with Brian Grazer set to create the film via his and Howard’s Imagine Entertainment production banner, while Jean-Jacques and Lang Cesbron will executive produce with Polygram Entertainment’s Michele Anthony and David Blackman. Stuart Ford’s AGC Studios are mounted on finance the project.
“Lang Lang’s story is among determination, passion, sacrifice, and locating the inner strength to beat the odds,” Howard and Grazer said in a joint statement. “This film is really a bridge between two cultures that share universal truths concerning the gauntlets we face in the quest for greatness.”
While Howard happens to be awaiting to begin with production on the Thai cave story, Thirteen Lives, he could be likely to begin production on the Lang biopic after in China and the U shortly.S. with both English and Mandarin dialogue.
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