Sebastian de Souza (“The Great”), Tom Hollander (“The Night Manager”), Shohreh Aghdashloo (“The Expanse”) and Jordi Molla (“Jack Ryan”) will lead the cast of “The Alchemist” for Westbrook Studios, Netter Films, and PalmStar Media.
Kevin Frakes will direct this adaptation of the seminal international best-seller by Paulo Coelho which follows a young Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago on an epic quest for life-changing treasure.
Filming kicks off in September in Morocco ahead of a release in late 2022. Frakes, Will Smith, Jon Mone, Raj Singh and Gil Netter produce with Frakes and Ryan Kreston adapting the script.
The book has sold more than 100 million copies in 56 languages and holds the Guinness world record for most translated work by a living author.