NEW ORLEANS,LA (RushPRnews)12/03/08-â€œI was born under unusual circumstances.â€ Â And so begins Warner Bros.â€™ new romantic drama â€œThe Curious Case of Benjamin Buttonâ€ starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. Adapted from the 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, â€œBenjamin Buttonâ€ tells the story of a man who is born in his eighties and ages backwards:Â A man, like any of us, who is unable to stop time.
We follow his story set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, following his journey that is as unusual as any manâ€™s life can be.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker David Fincher (â€œSeven,â€ â€œZodiacâ€) and also starring Taraji P. Henson, Tilda Swinton, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas and Julia Ormond, â€œBenjamin Button,â€ is a grand tale of a not so ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.
The filmâ€™s screenplay is by Eric Roth (â€œForrest Gumpâ€), while the screen story is by Roth and Robin Swicord (â€œMemoirs of a Geishaâ€).Â Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and CeÃ¡n Chaffin are the producers.
Opening soon across the Philippines, â€œThe Curious Case of Benjamin Buttonâ€ is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.