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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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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BBC One to adapt Kit de Waal's My Name is Leon into film

BBC One will adapt Kit de Waal's novel My Name is Leon (Simon & Schuster) into a film. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 20:59:15 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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Jenna Coleman to star in BBC adaptation of The Cry

Actors Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie are to star in the BBC's adaptation of Helen FitzGerald's The Cry (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tennant to star in BBC adaptation of The Highway Rat

David Tennant will take the title role in the BBC adaptation of The Highway Rat (Scholastic) by duo Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romola Garai to star in BBC adaptation of 'The Miniaturist'

Romola Garai is starring in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton’s “genre-bending” debut The Miniaturist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'War and Peace' BBC adaptation will star Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson

The adaptation will also star actors Paul Dano and Lily James. It's being directed by Tom Harper of 'Peaky Blinders.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Tina Fey will reportedly star in a film adaptation of 'Taliban Shuffle'

The movie will be based on the memoir by journalist Kim Barker, a darkly comic look at reporting in the Middle East. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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BBC to film series based on Sally Rooney's hit debut novel

Conversations with Friends will follow Rooney’s Normal People that will air in April The BBC has commissioned a 12-part series based on Sally Rooney’s hit debut novel Conversations with Friends in the hope that fans of the young Irish author will bring in younger audiences.The BBC is to show its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-25 10:19:05 UTC ]
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BBC Three adapting Sally Rooney's Conversations with Friends

BBC Three is adapting Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with Friends, into twelve half an hour episodes directed by Oscar-nominated Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 15:37:51 UTC ]
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BBC releases trailer for Noughts + Crosses adaptation

A teaser trailer for the upcoming BBC television adaptation of Malorie Blackman's Noughts + Crosses has been released. Jack Rowan appears in the trailer as Callum and Masali Baduza as Sephy, as they embark on a forbidden and passionate romance across race and class divides.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 00:25:57 UTC ]
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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made. 2020 starts out with a whole host of movies adapted from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-16 09:50:47 UTC ]
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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Scott joins cast for BBC adaptation of Pullman's His Dark Materials

“Fleabag” actor Andrew Scott has joined the cast for the BBC adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 01:32:35 UTC ]
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BBC commissions adaptation of Macintyre's SAS history

The BBC has commissioned acclaimed screenwriter Steven Knight to adapt Ben Macintyre’s bestselling book SAS: Rogue Heroes (Viking).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 07:33:17 UTC ]
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BBC reveals plans for animated adaptation of Morpugo's Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

The BBC has revealed plans for a special 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 15:46:37 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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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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