Margot Robbie & Colin Farrell Film A Large Daring Stunning Adventure Lands at Sony

According to Deadline, Sony Pictures has officially acquired the worldwide distribution rights to the upcoming romantic fantasy titled, A Big Bold Beautiful Journey, which hails from After Yang director Kogonada. The acquisition deal reportedly cost the studio around $50 million.

“Every once in a great while in this job, you read a script so special and original that you fly to the last page, inspired and uplifted,” Sony Pictures CEO Tom Rothman said in a statement. “A Big Bold Beautiful Journey, by Seth Reiss, is such a script, and together with the superb director Kogonada, the perfect cast of Colin and Margot, and top-flight producers Bradley Thomas, Dan Friedkin, and Ryan Friedkin, it is a project from heaven. We believe the audience is desperate for originality, and we feel honored and grateful to all involved to have won out for it.”

Who’s involved in A Big Bold Beautiful Journey?

A Big Bold Beautiful Journey will be directed and executive produced by Kogonada from a screenplay written by The Menu’s Seth Reiss. Oscar nominees Margot Robbie and Colin Farrell are attached to lead the project, which is described as “an imaginative tale of two strangers and the emotional journey that connects them.” The film is produced by Reiss and Youree Henly, along with Dan Friedkin, Bradley Thomas and Ryan Friedkin for Imperative Entertainment. Executive producers are Ilene Feldman and Ori Eisen, with 30West set as its financier.

This marks Robbie’s latest acting project following the massive success of Greta Gerwig’s live-action Barbie movie. Despite not being nominated for a major acting award at the upcoming Oscars, she’s still currently nominated for Best Picture for role as one of Barbie’s producers. As for Farrell, he will next be seen in DC Studios’ Max series The Penguin, where he’ll reprise his role as Oswald Cobblepot from 2022’s The Batman.

Production is expected to begin sometime this Spring in California.