Richard Linklater in talks to direct 'Where'd You Go Bernadette'

Feb 27, 2015, 10:14 IST | PTI

Los Angeles: After spending 12 years on 'Boyhood', director Richard Linklater is circling another unconventional project 'Where'd You Go Bernadette'.

Richard Linklater
Richard Linklater 

The Annapurna Pictures' project is based on Maria Semple's 2012 best seller that unfolds in via emails, letters, FBI documents, correspondence with a psychiatrist and a bill for an emergency room visit involving the main character, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Semple's novel, which was adapted by 'Fault in Our Stars' writers Scott Neustadter and Michael H Weber, revolves around an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Branch who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica.

The book is narrated by her 15-year-old daughter Bee Branch. 'Boyhood' may have lost the best picture and dirctor trophy to 'Birdman' at Oscars but it was one of the most loved films this year.

Patricia Arquette won the best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in the film.

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