Cloud Atlas is definitely moving steadily ahead, with Hugo Weaving and Ben Winshaw now confirmed, and it’s a real shame that Natalie probably isn’t going to be able to join the project. I’m sure that if things were different, baby wise, Natalie would have jumped at the chance to work with the Wachowski’s, Tykwer and Hugo Weaving again. The fact that it’s one of her favourite books is the cherry on top. Or should have been.
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Ian McKellen, Natalie Portman and James McAvoy were originally linked to the film at the same time as Hanks and Berry, but with all three busy with hobbits, babies, and cop thrillers, we suspect they’ve all dropped out.