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The logline for the Searchlight Pictures feature describes it as “a Victorian tale of love, discovery and scientific daring. Poor Things tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.”
The Favourite writer Tony McNamara penned the screenplay, based on the novel of the same name by Alasdair Gray.
Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe’s Element Pictures and Film4, the production team behind The Favourite, will produce along with Stone, via her Fruit Tree banner, and Lanthimos.
Ruffalo, repped by UTA, Lighthouse and KLVB, recently won an Emmy and SAG Award for his performance in the HBO limited series I Know This Much Is True. He can next be seen in the Disney+ series She-Hulk, reprising his Marvel Cinematic Universe role as Bruce Banner, and Netflix feature The Adam Project, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jennifer Garner.
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