McGregor and Finney Set to Star in Burton’s Latest
Ewan McGregor (EPISODE II) and Albert Finney have agreed to star in Tim Burton’s latest film, BIG FISH. The Columbia film will begin production in Alabama in January with Dan Jinks, Bruce Cohen and Richard D. Zanuck producing. The film is based on Daniel Wallace’s novel BIG FISH: A NOVEL OF MYTHIC PROPORTIONS. Finney will play a dying father whose son is trying to learn more about him. The son tries to recreate the father’s life in legends and myths and few facts that he knows. Through his adventure, the son starts to understand his father’s achievements and failures. McGregor will play a younger version of Finney’s character.