Lining up together to join Ben Kingsley and Penelope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard, Patricia Clarkson, Dennis Hopper, and Deborah Harry have all given their agreement to take part in Lakeshore Entertainment's dramatic feature "Elegy", The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novella "The Dying Animal", the project sees Kingsley as a cultural critic named David Kepesh who finds his life gets thrown into tragic disarray by her sophisticated student Consuela Castillo, played by Cruz, after they embark on an erotic affair. It is still unclear yet what role the four are set to portray.
Filming on the movie has been shifted from an April 24 start to May with Isabel Coixet helming from Nicholas Meyer's script and Andre Lamal, Tom Rosenberg, plus Gary Lucchesi producing. Meanwhile, Lakeshore is said to about shop around the flick to international buyers at the upcoming Cannes Festival.