News: Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct John Lennon and Yoko Ono Movie for Universal

Universal is in negotiations to option Anthony McCarten's script written for Michael De Luca Productions and Immersive Pictures producing. The picture is a collaboration with Yoko Ono and De Luca about her relationship with John Lennon..

Best known for his work on Dallas Buyers Club and Big Little Lies, Jean-Marc Vallee is attached to direct, edit and a rewrite alongside the original screenwriter. Focusing on the relationship that started while John was a Beatle and ended upon his death, this film has the potential to give a nice POV of a relationship that is legendary.

With a great director attached this one has the potential to already be scrutinized as a potential Oscar contender.