The first-ever film adaptation of the “Father forgive Them” story by the children’s author of “The Father and the Child” is being produced by the production company of “Mother forgive Them.”
The film, directed by John R. Reilly, is being co-produced by Legendary Pictures and Legendary Television.
The film was created by Oscar-nominated screenwriter John R Reilly, the author of the childrens book series.
Reilly’s son, John R., will write the script and executive produce alongside the Reilly brothers.
Reilly also will serve as the executive producer on the film with his wife, Sarah Reilly.
The book series is the subject of an upcoming feature film.
The novel “The Family Tree” tells the story of a father (Robert Culp) and his young son (John R.
Reilly) after their father dies and they move to a small town in Oregon.
After a young boy named Mabel (Holly Hunter) comes of age, Mabel begins to be more than just a child; she becomes a person and a leader in the town, which she describes as a “family that has been around forever.”
Reilly’s original novel, which was adapted into a live-action TV series in 2015, has sold over 50 million copies worldwide.
“I have a lot of love for the book,” Reilly told Entertainment Weekly.
“There is a lot in it that I thought was very relatable to people that I knew.”
The Reilly brothers have written other films, including “Muppets Most Wanted” and “The Wedding Singer,” but “Father and the Children” is their first feature film adaptation.
“We wanted to do something that was going to feel real,” Reilly said.
“It’s a real family and a real friendship.
And I think people will relate to it.”
The “Father” and the “Mother” stories, which are about a family of five that lives in a small Victorian-era home in the Pacific Northwest, were inspired by the work of James C. Moore, a writer and playwright who grew up in rural Maine.
Reilly said he first heard about the book from his father when he was an undergraduate at Cornell University and he was working on his master’s degree.
“He said, ‘Dad, I know that book.
It’s the first time I’ve heard of it,'” Reilly said of his father.
“And he said, that’s why I didn’t want to be a writer because it’s so much like writing, which is a terrible idea.
It doesn’t feel real.
It feels like I’m writing a fiction, which I am not.
It just doesn’t have the right emotional content.”
In the book series, Mable is a young woman who, like her father, is trying to rebuild her family through a series of events that unfold over a lifetime.
Mabel is a daughter of an American immigrant family who were born in the Philippines and raised in New York.
Mable’s family is a mixture of British and American, with both parents born in Australia.
She was born in England and was raised in the U.S. and Australia.
Reilly wrote the book about Mable and her family with his son, who plays her younger sister, Grace, in the film.
“When we were first starting the story, we really just wanted to explore a bit more of the family, so we were thinking about all of the different people and how they fit into it and how the family is formed,” Reilly recalled.
“My son [Robert] plays Mabel and he plays Grace.
He’s played her before and he’s played them again.”
The siblings will be joined by several other familiar faces in the production, including actor Adam Driver, whose character played the title role in the television series.
The producers are also excited about their collaboration with director David Gordon Green, who produced “Mother,” which Reilly described as “very similar” to the original novel.
“David is one of the most accomplished directors in the world, and he had a huge impact on the movie industry,” Reilly added.
“So it’s a privilege to work with him.”