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Madeleine Ekman and Lizette Jonic at Zentropa Sweden will also produce. No writer is on board at this time, but Variety adds that the producers are looking for a Scandinavian screenwriter.

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His second film, Election, starring Matthew Broderick and Reese Witherspoon, which takes aim at politics and education in America, attracted attention when New Yorker film critic David Denby named it the best film of 1999.When it’ll open is still unclear — earlier reports indicated Paramount was eyeing a late 2017 release — but we do know Payne is already starting to make plans for the next film after that.Payne, the director of Thompson on Hollywood reports Bona Fide Productions’ Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa have picked up the movie rights to Knausgård’s articles.His writing is full of dry humor and sharp observations.As Yerxa puts it, “There’s comedy, cultural misunderstanding and absurdity in this piece.” Said Berger, “Alexander’s distinctive view of America merged with Knausgård’s Norwegian sensibility seemed like a good match.”Indeed, Payne has done some of his best work on the road.