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Posts Tagged ‘Liesel Meminger’

Fox 2000 Releases ‘The Book Thief’ Trailer

Fox 2000 has released an official trailer for The Book Thief movie.

We’ve embedded the video above–what do you think? The story of this film adaptation, helmed by filmmaker Brian Percival, originates from Markus Zusak’s popular young adult novel.

The trailer offers viewers a first glimpse at Sophie Nelisse playing the title character, Liesel Meminger. Deadline reports that this movie will hit theaters on November 15, 2013.

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Downton Abbey Director May Adapt Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief

Brian Percival may direct a film adaptation of Markus Zusak‘s The Book Thief for Fox 2000.

According to Deadline, The Twilight Saga film series producer Karen Rosenfelt is already on board. Michael Petroni, the screenwriter behind The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, has written the script. Production could start as early as summer 2012.

Throughout his directorial career, Percival has largely focused on television projects. In 2010, he won the Emmy for “Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special” for his work on the drama Downton Abbey.

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