In Production: Z FOR ZACHARIAH

Z for Zacharia PbkNew Zealand is playing the role of the American Midwest for the adaptation of Robert O’Brien’s 1974 YA novel, Z For Zachariah, reports the New Zealand newspaper, The Press.

Starring are Australian Margot Robbie, (The Wolf of Wall Street; much is being made about the 23-year-old  going  brunette for the role, but not about her playing a 16-year-old), Chris Pine (Star Trek; Jack Ryan, Shadow Recruit) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave).

The movie, directed by Craig Zobel, is based on the Newbery Medalist (Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, 1971) final book, published after his death. It features a teenage girl, trying to survive on her own after a nuclear war.

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