Jake Gyllenhaal and “Dallas Buyers Club” director Jean-Marc Vallée may team up for “Demolition”.
The star is in early talks to star in the film, reports Deadline, with a script being penned by Bryan Sipe.
The film will follow a young investment banker who struggles to cope following the tragic death of his wife. Obsessively tearing apart his life to see where he went wrong, he meets a young woman that helps to rescue him from himself.
Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, and Russell Smith of Mr. Mudd will produce with Black Label’s Molly Smith, Thad Luckinbill and Trent Luckinbill. Vallée’s producing partner and manager Nathan Ross will exec produce with Jason Reitman and Helen Estabrook.