Emily Blunt and Jon Hamm have joined Wild Mountain Thyme an adaption of Broadway musical “Outside Mullingar”.
Wild Mountain Thyme, which is set in Ireland, follows Anthony (Dornan), who is always out in the fields working and is worn down by the constant belittling from his father (Walken). His father has threatened to bequeath the family farm to his American cousin Adam (Hamm). Rosemary (Blunt) holds a grudge for having been shamed by Anthony in childhood, and the sparks between them fly. Her mother, Aoife (Molloy), strives to unite the families before it is too late.
Blunt and Hamm join Dearbhla Molloy and Christopher Walken in the adaption by John Patrick Shanley. Production is set to begin next month.
Wild Mountain Thyme was developed by Mar-Key Pictures. Mar-Key’s Leslie Urdang, Anthony Bregman of Likely Story, Michael Helfant and Bradley Gallo of Amasia Entertainment, Alex Witchel and Martina Niland of Port Pictures are producing.