Getting this straight: Terry George‘s Reservation Road, an emotionally intense adult drama set in Connecticut that’s based on a respected 1999 novel by John Burnham Schwartz, will open on 11.9.07 via Focus Features. Sam Mendes‘ Revolutionary Road, an emotionally intense adult drama set in Connecticut that’s based on a respected 1961 novel by Richard Yates, will open in December 2008 via DreamWorks.
Joaquin Pheonix, Jennifer Connelly in Reservation Road
George’s film, wrapped, costars Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly and Mira Sorvino. Mendes’ film, now shooting in and around Darien, Connecticut, costars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.