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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds to Play Margaret and Walter Keane in Tim Burton’s 'Big Eyes'

The Collider:
Screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski first pitched the biopic Big Eyes to their Ed Wood director Tim Burton in August 2010. We haven’t heard much about the project since then, but there was a big development today. Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Reynolds are now attached to play Margaret and Walter Keane in the indie drama. Walter became famous for paintings featuring saucer-eyed kids, though it was the shy Margaret who really did the work. Margaret eventually tired of the misplaced credit, which led to a divorce and a heated court battle to prove authorship of the paintings.

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alycakes1776d ago

I had no idea of this...I used to love those pictures of those big eyed kids...they're so adorable. I had no idea of the story behind them.