Kathy Bates to star alongside Titanic costars in Revolutionary Road

24 04 2007

Kathy Bates will join Titanic co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Sam Mendes’ 1950s-set drama Revolutionary Road for DreamWorks. The story, adapted by Justin Haythe from Richard Yates’ critically acclaimed 1961 novel, is about a suburban Connecticut couple and the deterioration of their relationship. Bates will play Mrs. Givings, who sells the couple their home and introduces them to the town. Also added to the project are Michael Shannon (World Trade Center, Vanilla Sky), who will play the son of Bates’ character, and Zoe Kazan (Fracture), who will play Maureen, secretary of DiCaprio’s character, with whom she embarks on an affair. Shooting starts in June. (Hollywood Reporter)




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