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‘Little Children’ Director to Adapt Jess Walter’s ‘Beautiful Ruins’

Little Children and In the Bedroom director Todd Field will direct an adaptation of Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins.

Field and Walter will work together on the screenplay. Cross Creek Pictures and Smuggler Films will produce the adaptation. You can read a free sample of Beautiful Ruins here. Here’s more from Deadline Hollywood:

The epic story begins in the spring of 1962 off the Ligurian Sea and centers on three young characters whose orbit around one another is set in motion by an incident involving the international jet-set center, Rome, in the throws of “La Dolce Vita” madness during the shooting of Cleopatra, and continues for decades.

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Searles Gets Film Deal for STRANGE BUT TRUE

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that GreeneStreet Films, the production company behind “A Prairie Home Companion” is bringing Cosmopolitan magazine deputy editor John Searles‘ offbeat mystery novel STRANGE BUT TRUE to the big screen. The production company bought Searles’ screenplay and film rights to the book, published in 2004, partnering on the project with producer Ross Katz – repeating a collaboration first struck for the 2001 movie “In the Bedroom” by Todd Field.