Michael Fassbender and Colin Firth will play Thomas Wolfe and editor Maxwell Perkins in Genius, based on A. Scott Berg’s biography of the legendary editor.
From The Hollywood Reporter:

The film will chart the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Fassbender) and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth), who developed a tender, complex friendship that changed the lives of both men forever.
Michael Grandage — who recently served as the artistic director of London’s famed theatre the Donmar Warehouse — will direct from an adapted script by John Logan, whose numerous credits include James Bond pic Skyfall.

Michael Fassbender and Colin Firth will play Thomas Wolfe and editor Maxwell Perkins in Genius, based on A. Scott Berg’s biography of the legendary editor.

From The Hollywood Reporter:

The film will chart the real-life relationship between literary giant Thomas Wolfe (Fassbender) and renowned editor Max Perkins (Firth), who developed a tender, complex friendship that changed the lives of both men forever.

Michael Grandage — who recently served as the artistic director of London’s famed theatre the Donmar Warehouse — will direct from an adapted script by John Logan, whose numerous credits include James Bond pic Skyfall.