The Lost City of Z
The Twilight Saga star Robert Pattinson will star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in director James Gray’s adaptation of The Lost City of Z, based on the non-fiction book by author David Grann. The Lost City of Z tells the story of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett (Cumberbatch) who ventured into the Amazon jungle in 1925 in search of a fabled civilization that he called “Z.” Accompanied by his son and a friend, Fawcett entered the jungle determined to locate the lost city of Z and was never heard from again.
In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called “The Lost City of Z.” In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, journalist David Grann interweaves the spellbinding stories of Fawcett’s quest for “Z” and his own journey into the deadly jungle, as he unravels the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century.