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Universal Slams Brakes on Blanchett Film

Studio balks at cost of Oscar winner’s “Indian Summer.”

In a mark of how challenging the environment for adult-oriented drama has become, Universal Pictures has put Working Title’s Cate Blanchett starrer "Indian Summer" on ice.

Helmer Joe Wright had been prepping the pic, an adaptation of Alex von Tunzelmann’s book about the last days of Britain’s colonial rule of India. He had hoped to start shooting on location in India early next year.

Read more at Variety.