The film is directed by Oscar-nominated screenwriter and director Susannah Grant.
Susannah Grant, who has written the scripts for movies such as “28 Days”, “Charlotte’s Web”, “The Fifth Wave” and was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Original Screenplay category with her 2000 film “Erin Brockovich”, will shoot her new feature film for Netflix.
Grant also worked with Netflix on the 2019 crime drama “Unbelievable,” for which he wrote the script and directed some episodes. This second collaboration of Grant with Netflix will be a romantic movie called “Lonely Planet”. Susannah Grant will write the script and direct the film, which will be shot in Morocco. It is not yet known what the plot of the movie will be.
In the cast of “Lonely Planet”; Oscar-winning actress Laura Dern, whom we have seen in films such as “Jurrasic Park” and “Marriage Story”, and Liam Hemsworth, who we know from the “Hunger Games” series, and most recently starred in the thriller “Poker Face” directed by Russell Crowe, will take place.
Other names that will accompany Dern and Hemsworth in the project are not yet known. The film will be produced by Liza Chasin of 3dot Productions, Susannah Grant, Sarah Timberman, and Kira Goldberg of Netflix.