Plot: What's the story about?
GENIUS centers on the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth).
Finding fame and critical success at a young age, Wolfe is a blazing talent with a larger-than-life personality to match. Perkins is one of the most respected and well-known literary editors of all time, discovering such iconic novelists as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway.
Wolfe and Perkins develop a tender, complex friendship. Transformative and irrepressible, this friendship will change the lives of these brilliant, but very different men forever.
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Who stars in Genius: Cast List
Colin Firth ... Max Perkins
"1917" , "The Secret Garden"
Nicole Kidman ... Aline Bernstein
"Just Go With It" , "Aquaman"
Jude Law ... Thomas Wolfe
"Side Effects" , "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3"
Who's making Genius: Crew List
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Production: What we know about Genius?
- Based on an inspirational true story. Adapted from A. Scott Berg's biography, "Max Perkins: Editor of Genius."
- October 2015: The film was in Completed status.
- June 2015: The film was in Post-Production status.
- June 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- November 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- November 2012: The film was in Announced status.
- August 2010: The film was in Development status.
- August 2010: The film was in Announced status.
- December 1969: The film was in Concept status.
Principal photography is scheduled to start early in 2014. FilmNation Entertainment will handle international sales.