Charlize Theron has snapped up Dakota Fanning to star in a film adaptation of the Susannah Cahalan memoir “Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness”.
Theron’s production company Denver and Delilah has landed the rights to the best-seller which follows a young New York Post reporter’s descent into madness. Fanning is set to play Cahalan.
Denver and Delilah’s Beth Kono and AJ Dix will produce along with Theron.
Slash and Antonio Banderas are among the cameo players.