Picturehouse & New Line Take On 'Silk'

Picturehouse and New Line International have bought the rights to Francois Girard's world-hopping romantic drama Silk, says the Hollywood Reporter.

The story, adapted by Girard and Michael Golding, follows Herve Joncour, a 19th century French silkworm merchant who travels to Japan, where he begins a forbidden romance.

The cast includes Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Koji Yakusho and Alfred Molina.

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