EXCLUSIVE: Sony Classics is finalizing a U.S. pre-buy of interval drama Farnsworth Home, which is to star Ralph Fiennes and Elizabeth Debicki.

Debicki, who’s quickly to be seen starring in Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, is in last negotiations to hitch within the co-lead function which was beforehand going to be Maggie Gyllenhaal however the latter is newly taken up with directorial debut The Misplaced Daughter.

Set in late 1940s Chicago, Debicki will play Dr. Edith Farnsworth, whose formidable challenge with the revolutionary Bauhaus architect Mies Van Der Rohe, performed by Fiennes, to construct the primary glass home led them right into a passionate however tempestuous love affair. Pic is because of shoot this spring or summer time.

Richard Press, recognized characteristic documentary Invoice Cunningham New York, wrote the screenplay and can direct. It’s produced by Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa (Nebraska, Little Miss Sunshine) by Bona Fide Productions, and Matt Flanders.

HanWay is dealing with worldwide gross sales on the EFM. ICM reps home.

The Night time Supervisor star Debicki is coming off Venice title The Burnt Orange Heresy. Oscar-nominee Fiennes has Bond, The King’s Man and The Dig in publish. Classics is coming off Sundance hit The Father and Oscar-nominated Ache And Glory.