Another Margaret Atwood adaptation is on the way, this time with Lynne Ramsay at the helm. Deadline confirms the “You Were Never Really Here” filmmaker is directing “hot Cannes market package” “Stone Mattress,” based on Atwood’s New Yorker short story of the same name. Julianne Moore and Sandra Oh will star.
Described as a “blue-chip revenge thriller” and set on a cruise ship in the Arctic, “Stone Mattress” centers on Verna (Moore), “a 60-year-old retired physiotherapist and twice a widow, who embarks on a luxurious cruise into the magnificent and silently thawing Arctic Northwest Passage, populated by a crowd of privileged influencers and wealthy retirees,” per the source. “On the
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