Ryan Gosling To Star In ‘The Actor’ With Duke Johnson To Direct Adaptation Of Donald E. Westlake Novel ‘Memory:’ Hot EFM Package https://t.co/j7KzpVO5eh— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) February 24, 2021
Ryan Gosling will star in the noir thriller film The Actor, which centers on actor Paul Cole, who is beaten and left for dead in 1950s Ohio. Stripped of his memory and stranded in a mysterious town, Paul struggles to get back home to New York and reclaim the life and identity he’s lost.
The film is based on the book Memory by crime author Donald E. Westlake.
Gosling has been booked and busy after taking a three year hiatus. Upcoming films include: action Netflix franchise The Gray Man with Chris Evans, art horror Wolfman from the director of The Invisible Man, space drama Project Hail Mary from the writer of The Martian, The Underwater Welder based on the graphic novel, an untitled Charlie Kaufman project, and the stuntman dramedy The Fall Guy from David Leitch,