Katie Holmes to make directorial debut with 'All We Had'

MUMBAI: Katie Holmes is all set to add the directorial feather to her cap. She is going to make her directorial debut with the upcoming film All We Had, to be adapted from the Annie Weatherwax novel with the same name.


The 35-year-old actress will not only direct the movie – she will also star in the movie along with co-producing it. Holmes will produce the movie with co-founder New York’s Tribeca Film Festival of Jane Rosenthal, actor Robert De Niro, and vice-president of production and development at Tribeca Productions Berry Welsh. The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone will pen the script.


The book which debuted in August is about a mother and daughter living on the edge of poverty, who finds an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of small town America. Holmes will be playing the mother while the actress playing the daughter is still unknown.


"Katie has such a clear vision for the book's irreverent, original mother-daughter relationship. Her passion for the material, along with Josh Boone's ability to tell stories grounded in the comedy and drama of every day, will truly bring these characters to life," said Rosenthal was quoted as saying in a media statement.


Holmes found fame with the 1990s television series Dawson’s Creek, and has recently appeared in the film like Miss Meadows and Days and Nights. The actress married the Mission Impossible series actor Tom Cruise in 2006, the couple divorced in 2012, they have a daughter named Suri.

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