Todd Haynes to bring Highsmith's CAROL to the big screen

After his critical acclaim Bob Dylan’s biopic "I'm Not There" (2007), Todd Haynes takes over, Originally John Crowley ("Boy A"), the directing of the film CAROL based on the story "The Price of Salt" by Patricia Highsmith. The film stars Mia Wasikowska ("Stoker") and Cate Blanchett, who was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Dylan’s "I'm Not There".

The story revolves around the complicated relationship between two women in New York in the '50s. Wasikowska plays a saleswoman who dreams of a better life, while Blanchett, a wealthy but frustrated housewife who wants to break out of her loveless marriage and is afraid of losing her daughter.

CAROL will start shooting in New York and London in October 2013.

Todd Haynes, CAROL