The Judge's Will Movie

The Judge's Will movie is currently in Development

June 2, 2018 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. James Ivory will write the script.

Who's Involved:

Dawn Ostroff, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Jim Burke, James Ivory, Jeremy Steckler

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

The Judge's Will Plot: What's the story?

An ailing Delhi judge and his beautiful younger Bombay wife each have separate lives even though they live under the same roof. As he nears death, the judge wants to be sure that his even younger, barely educated mistress is cared for and not cast out.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Judge's Will?

  1. Based on a March 2013 story in The New Yorker.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Judge's Will?

A look at the The Judge's Will behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Alexander Payne last directed Downsizing and Nebraska. The film's writer James Ivory last wrote Le Divorce.


James Ivory


Jim Burke
Dawn Ostroff
Alexander Payne
Jeremy Steckler
Jim Taylor

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Production Timeline: When did the The Judge's Will come together?

On or about June 2, 2018 • The film was in Development status.

James Ivory will write the script.

On or about October 9, 2013 • The film was in Announced status.

Fox Searchlight and Alexander Payne are in talks to next team on an adaptation of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala‘s final published work for The New Yorker.

The Judge's Will Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Judge's Will is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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