Emily Watson and Geoffrey Rush will star in the adaptation of the Markus Zusak novel ‘The Book Thief’, about a young girl living in Germany during World War II who seeks comfort in the books she steals and shares with others. Sophie Nélisse is also set to star in the film as Liesel, the title character. Karen Rosenfelt and Ken Blancato are producing, and Brian Percival is directing.
ATTACHMENT – Casting: Emily Watson and Geoffrey Rush to star in ‘The Book Thief’
February 6, 2013