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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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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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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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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Faber's The Cry to be adapted for BBC One

Faber title The Cry by Helen FitzGerald is to be adapted into a drama series for BBC One. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 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

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-26 00:00:00 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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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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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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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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BBC adaptation of Levy novel sparks Headline editions

Headline is publishing a TV tie-in of Andrea Levy’s The Long Song, set on a sugar plantation in Jamaica in the dying days of slavery, to coincide with its adaptation for a three-part drama on BBC One by Heyday Television and NBC Universal International Studios. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This is Going to Hurt adapted by Kay for BBC

Adam Kay is set to adapt his bestselling account of being a junior doctor, This is Going to Hurt (Picador), into an eight-part BBC comedy drama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 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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