Jeff Daniels to star in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway

Jeff Daniels will play the inimitable lawyer Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s forthcoming Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a spokesman for the production announced Thursday. The show, which will be directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (“The King and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird': Aaron Sorkin will adapt the classic novel for Broadway

A new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's novel 'Mockingbird' will reportedly be written by Sorkin. 'Mockingbird' was adapted as an Oscar-winning film in 1962 starring Gregory Peck. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ stage adaptation set for Azusa Pacific University

In a script-worthy twist, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will receive its West Coast premiere at Azusa Pacific College, a private Christian college in Azusa. The news follows a rollercoaster week in which small theater companies around... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird heading to West End

Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to London’s West End in May 2020, after opening on Broadway last December to rave reviews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 21:08:41 UTC ]
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Broadway producers of To Kill a Mockingbird countersue Harper Lee's estate

New suit claims Aaron Sorkin adaptation may have to be scrapped over alleged differences between the play and novel, as producers offer to stage disputed work at federal courtIn a courtroom drama worthy of the novel itself, producers of the first Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Craig to star in Purity TV adaptation

Jonathan Franzen’s Purity is to be made into a television show starring Daniel Craig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Radcliffe to star in adaptation of Summersdale title

Daniel Radcliffe is to star in an upcoming thriller based on Summersdale title Lost in the Jungle by Yossi Ghinsberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Craig to star in Purity adaptation

James Bond actor Daniel Craig has reportedly signed up to star in a TV adaptation of Jonathan Franzen’s novel Purity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 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

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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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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Turn Their Lens, and Jeff Daniels's Voice, to Hemingway

In the run up to 'Hemingway,' a three-part, six-hour documentary to run on PBS April 5-7, three of the series' major participants discussed what it was like to take on the complicated author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Jeff Daniels Tells Michigan What Trump's Really Like: ‘Not Much Of A Man At All’

The Michigan native teams up with bestselling author Don Winslow in new pro-Biden video. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-10-28 08:46:27 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

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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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