The Stars At Noon Adaptation

The Stars At Noon Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far

While Covid caused the male lead to be recast multiple times, The Stars At Noon Adaptation, based on the book by Denis Johnson is on it’s way. This movie will be for anyone interested in a mystery set in Central America.
 
This page was updated: 2/4/22
 
About The Book: Originally traveling to Nicaragua as an observer for an anti-war group, and American woman is disgusted with the corruption of both the Sandinistas and “the stupid CIA.” She hustles as a prostitute at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Managua, hoping to leave Nicaragua one day. At the hotel, she eventually meets an unnamed English oil businessman whom she falls in love with. When the Englishman has falling out with Costa Ricans, the two flee together toward border. An American who is most likely a CIA agent tracks them and pressures her to sell out the Englishman.
 
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Current Production Status: Post-production as of January 2022
 
Timeline:
April 2019- announced by director Claire Denis with Robert Pattinson as lead.
February 2020- A24 acquires the North American rights, Margaret Qualley cast.
July 2021- Robert Pattinson leaves project due to scheduling conflicts, Taron Egerton to replace.
November 2021- Joe Alwyn replaces Taron Egerton, filming begins.
January 2022- film enters post-production.
 
Who Owns The Rights: A24, Barnstormer Productions
 
Who Is Attached: Margaret Qualley, Joe Alwyn
 
Estimated Release: 2022
 
Previous mentions on AiLL: 2022 Books to Screen Adaptations
 

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The Stars At Noon Adaptation

The Stars At Noon Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far