Arianda has joined Jessica Chastain in "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers." The film is actually one half of relationship tale that will span two movies, each told from the husband and wife's perspective, with James McAvoy to star in other film, "The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: His." Ned Benson ("In Defiance of Gravity") will pen and direct these two films, which will essentially chronicle the troubled relationship of a New York City couple, the husband a restauranteur, and the wife, who decides to go back to college. Arianda will play the couple's therapist in the drama.
Production on the movie starts very soon, and it's certainly one we're keeping our ear on the ground for. It's one of the most intriguing concepts we've heard for a relationship drama, and the chance to really delve into the male/female reactions with two films is either going to be insightful or indulgent. But either way, we're eager to find out. [Showbiz 411]