According to The Hollywood Reporter, Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett are in negotiations to star in the long-gestating adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald story The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which David Fincher is directing.

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall are producing. The story centers on an elderly man who gets younger as time passes and encounters complications when, at age 50, he falls in love with a woman who is 30.