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Emily Blunt to Star With Jamie Dornan in John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ for Bleecker Street

Emily Blunt to Star With Jamie Dornan in John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ for Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to “Wild Mountain Thyme,” a lyrical romance that will star Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan playing star-crossed lovers, the distributor announced Monday.

Lionsgate UK has also acquired the U.K. rights to “Wild Mountain Thyme,” which is based on the play “Outside Mullingar” by John Patrick Shanley. Shanley is writing and directing the film that will begin principal photography on Sept. 30 and will shoot on location in Ireland.

Blunt and Dornan star as lovers whose families are caught up in a feud over a hotly contested patch of land that separates their two farms. The film also stars Jon Hamm, Dearbhla Molloy and Christopher Walken. Holliday Grainger was originally attached to star in Blunt’s role.

Here’s the synopsis:

Anthony (Dornan) always seems to

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