Cillian Murphy is ready to embark on the role of leading actor and creative force behind the Netflix upcoming project Steve.
It is reported by Deadline, that the Oppenheimer star is geared up to produce and cast in the Netflix film, Steve, an adaptation of Max Porter's novel Shy.
The Peaky Blinder star revealed the details of an upcoming project, “The same events happen, we're just looking at them through a different lens.”
Murphy admired the writing of Max, he added, “it's something I've always chased down in writing — is something that has an actual visceral effect on you, an emotional effect.”
It is pertinent to mention here that the production is slated to begin this spring and the new project will mark the official launch of Murphy’s production company, Big Things Films, which he co-founded with Alam Malone.
The Inception actor, who received nominations for an Oscar, BAFTA and SAG Award as lead actor in Christopher Nolan’s film Oppenheimer is set to produce the film alongside Alan.
Meanwhile, Tim Mielants, known for his work on Peaky Blinders, will take on the directorial responsibilities for this project.
For the unversed, the story of Steve is based on the struggling journey of a school teacher played by Murphy, the storyline explores the intricacies of a last-chance reform school.
In a screenplay, also written by Max, slightly different from the main story of the novel, wherein the main character bearing the same name, is a 16-year-old student reflecting on one night at the school.
This news came after Cillian Murphy ignited the rumours of Peaky Blinders and according to the reports he held a confidential meeting in Soho with the creator of the show, Steven Knight.
Steven has stirred the excitement of the fans that the hit series Peaky Blinders based on Thomas Shelby's life will make its way to the big screen as he disclosed that the writing process for the film had been concluded.