Patricia Clarkson as Katha Pollitt in Isabel Coixet's Learning to Drive

News
by Kerensa Cadenas
August 21, 2013 12:15 PM
0 Comments
  • |

Patricia Clarkson will play writer Katha Pollitt in Learning to Drive, a film based on Pollitt's 2002 essay in The New Yorker

The film directed by Isabel Coixet and adapted by Sarah Kernochan follows Clarkson's character after her lover leaves her and she begins taking biweekly driving lessons with a Filipino driving instructor in attempts to earn her drivers license. Ben Kingsley, Jake Weber and Grace Gummer will also star. 

On Twitter, Pollitt reacted to the film's news that she is "So thrilled! She is a great actress. And Isabel Coixet is a terrific director. Total joy." 

Learning to Drive is currently filming in New York.


You might also like:
Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

0 Comments

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Garrett ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Johanna ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Olivia ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Alexandra ...
  • TV: Trailer Watch: Orange is the New ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Susanna ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Louise ...
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Sabine ...
  • Trailer Watch: Chloe Grace Moretz in ...
  • Weekly Update for March April 18: Women ...