Emily Blunt could be adhering to up her change as a magical umbrella-wielding nanny in “Mary Poppins Returns” with a drama based on a true tale. She’s in talks to topline Annapurna Pictures’ adaptation of “Not Fade Away,” Deadline stories.
Primarily based on Rebecca Alexander’s 2015 memoir “Not Fade Absent: A Memoir of Senses Dropped and Located by Rebecca Alexander,” the characteristic tells the story of a female born “with a uncommon genetic mutation that prompted her to eliminate her sight and hearing over time,” though she “beat the odds and anticipations of her prognosis.” Playwright Lindsey Ferrentino is penning the script. No term on a director nevertheless.
Blunt’s upcoming tasks contain a sequel to box place of work smash “A Peaceful Place” and “Jungle Cruise,” a are living-motion Disney film based on the attraction of the exact name.
A 6-time Golden World nominee, Blunt has been identified for her roles in “Mary Poppins,” “Into the Woods,” “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” “The Younger Victoria,” “The Satan Wears Prada,” and “Gideon’s Daughter.” She won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Part in a Collection, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Built for Tv for the latter, a BBC Television set Movie.
Blunt was honored with a Resourceful Affect in Acting Award at Palm Springs Movie Pageant earlier this 12 months.