David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrissey to star in new Louise Doughty adaptation

Production company Eleventh Hour is teaming up with David Morrissey to adapt Louise Doughty's Whatever You Love (Faber) for television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Sympathizer adaptation will star Robert Downey Jr. as all the villains.

Back in April, A24 and Rhombus Media optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being adapted into a limited... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-16 15:33:34 UTC ]
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Who should star in the TV adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred?

You may have noticed that here at Literary Hub, we’re pretty big fans of Octavia Butler—and especially of Kindred, arguably her most famous novel. So we were very excited by the recent news that that 42-year-old book is finally getting an adaptation: FX has recently ordered a pilot, which was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 14:00:40 UTC ]
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Armitage and Fiennes among all-star cast for PRH Audio's 2000 AD adaptations

Richard Armitage, Sheila Atim and Joseph Fiennes are starring in five new audiobook adaptations of stories from 2000 AD, including Judge Dredd and Halo Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 17:22:53 UTC ]
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Claire Danes to star in Essex Serpent TV adaptation

Claire Danes has been cast as the lead role in the screen adaptation of The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Serpent's Tail). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 23:44:25 UTC ]
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Zachary Levi will star in an adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon. We have questions.

Many of us have fond memories of Harold and the Purple Crayon—Crockett Johnson’s beloved children’s book about a four-year-old boy exploring the contours of his imagination through drawing. Yesterday afternoon, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Zachary Levi will be starring in Sony... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-02 17:11:35 UTC ]
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Tiffany Haddish to star in an adaptation of M.T. Anderson’s Landscape with Invisible Hand.

2021 is already starting off right (movie-wise, at least): Deadline has just announced that Tiffany Haddish is in final negotiations to star in the screen adaptation of National Book Award winner M.T. Anderson’s sci-fi novel Landscape with Invisible Hand, which will be produced by MGM, Annapurna... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-06 19:07:21 UTC ]
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Knightley to star in TV adaptation of Essex Serpent

Keira Knightley is to star in an adaptation of Sarah Perry's novel The Essex Serpent for Apple TV+. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 14:09:10 UTC ]
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Jake Gyllenhaal will star in an adaptation of writer/editor/Solo cup urinator Dan Mallory’s story.

If you can remember as far back as February 2019, surely you recall Ian Parker’s barn-burner of a New Yorker story about the trail of deception left by book editor turned novelist Dan Mallory, whose authorship of the best-selling thriller The Woman in the Window is by far the least compelling... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-20 18:57:57 UTC ]
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Eccleston to star in Reynolds TV adaptation

Amanda Reynolds' debut novel Close to Me (Wildfire) is to become a six-episode series for Channel 4 and Viaplay, starring Christopher Eccleston and Connie Nielsen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 23:40:20 UTC ]
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Lily James and Dominic West to star in Mitford adaptation The Pursuit of Love

Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s novel The Pursuit of Love for BBC One and Amazon Studios will star Lily James, Dominic West, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott, among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 16:27:08 UTC ]
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Who should star in the upcoming BBC adaptation of Conversations With Friends?

Sally Rooney’s takeover of the world continues apace today with the announcement that the Irish literary phenom’s debut novel Conversations With Friends will be adapted into a twelve-part series for the BBC. Like the upcoming BBC/Hulu adaptation of Rooney’s 2019 juggernaut Normal People, which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 18:39:10 UTC ]
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Cumberbatch and Walliams to star in Tiger Who Came to Tea adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch, David Walliams, Tamsin Greig, David Oyelowo and Paul Whitehouse will star in the upcoming TV adaptation of Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea (HarperCollins Children's Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 22:45:17 UTC ]
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Filming begins for BBC adaptation of Nicholls novel Us starring Hollander

Filming has started on a four-part BBC One dramatisation of Us by David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton), starring Tom Hollander and adapted by the author himself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 16:27:10 UTC ]
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Lakeith Stanfield will star in an adaptation of Kwame Onwuachi’s Notes From a Young Black Chef

Last night, Variety reported that Lakeith Stanfield (also known as the actual best part of Atlanta, there I said it, don’t @ me) to star in a feature film adaptation of Kwame Onwuachi’s Notes From a Young Black Chef—which is an essential cooking memoir that you should go read immediately if you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 14:28:13 UTC ]
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Amy Adams to star in Ron Howard's film adaptation of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

The highly anticipated film adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" has its first star: six-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams. The actress is the first announced cast member of the planned Netflix film, which will be directed by Ron Howard, Variety reported Thursday. Screenwriter... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weisz to star in film adaptation of Porter's Lanny

Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julia Roberts to star in Amazon Chris Cleave adaptation

Julia Roberts is set to star in an Amazon Studios adaptation of Chris Cleave’s 2008 novel The Other Hand (Sceptre), known in the US as Little Bee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindy West's memoir 'Shrill' to star Aidy Bryant in Hulu adaptation

Lindy West's memoir "Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman" might be headed to the small screen, with "Saturday Night Live" actress Aidy Bryant slated to star as the Seattle-based comedian and author. The Hollywood Reporter reports that actress Elizabeth Banks is set to executive produce a comedy... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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