LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Saoirse Ronan has joined Rachel Weisz and Ryan Gosling in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of “The Lovely Bones” for DreamWorks.
Ronan takes the role of Susie Salmon, the central character in Alice Sebold’s 2002 best-seller. The story is told through the voice of Susie Salmon, a young girl who is murdered but continues to observe her family on Earth after her death. She witnesses the impact of her death on her loved ones, while her killer skillfully covers his tracks and prepares to murder again. Weisz and Gosling are playing the grieving parents in “Bones,” whose script was written by Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh. Paramount Pictures is distributing the feature. [More]