April 15, 2009
Jenkins, Roberts set for ‘Eat’ roles
Hollywood stars Richard Jenkins and Julia Roberts have been cast in the film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's book
Eat, Pray, Love.
Jenkins was nominated earlier this year for an Oscar for his work in the movie
Ryan Murphy is writing the screenplay for
Eat, as well as directing Jenkins and Roberts in it, Variety.com said.
Murphy is to begin shooting the film, in which Roberts plays an unhappily married woman who embarks on a journey of self-discovery, in July. The movie will take place in New York, Rome, India and Bali, Variety.com said.
Jenkins will play the Texan man Roberts' character meets at an Indian ashram.