Thanks to Ms. Mariel Hemingway, Mr. Ernest Hemingway's granddaughter, and Village Roadshow A Moveable Feast will be develop as a TV series. Mr. John Goldstone and Mr. Marc Rosen will produce the project. There haven't hired a writer or a director yet.
Village Roadshow's executive vice president will oversee the project. Mr. Alix Jaffe, Ms.Jillian Apfelbaum and vp television Mr. Adam Dunlap are involved as well. Mariel Hemingway was repped in the deal by Nathan Talei and Tracy Columbus, and Goldstone by David Tenzer.
The memoir is mainly his notebooks that he wrote while in Paris, France. It was published three years after he died.
Here is a statement from Mariel Hemingway from Deadline:
"A Moveable Feast has been my favorite book since I was 11 years old when my father took me to Paris," Mariel Hemingway said Tuesday in a statement. "While reading the book together, he showed me where Papa lived (and daddy was raised), ate, wrote and dreamed of becoming a great writer. His deep love of my grandmother Hadley and his growing passion for art is an inspiring time at the beginning of his iconic career. I want to reveal on film the coming-of-age story that has captivated readers and burgeoning writers for several decades."
Finally, here is Goodread's synopsis of A Moveable Feast:
Hemingway's memories of his life as an unknown writer living in Paris in the twenties are deeply personal, warmly affectionate, and full of wit. Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - he recalls the time when, poor, happy, and writing in cafes, he discovered his vocation. Written during the last years of Hemingway's life, his memoir is a lively and powerful reflection of his genius that scintillates with the romance of the city.
Mr. LaKeith Stanfield will executive-produce the film adaptation of an Nigerian-american author Kwame Onwuachi's memoir titled Notes from a young black chef. Although a director hasn't been hired yet for the project, Mr. Randy Mckinnon will write the screenplay. Mr. Colin Stark will serve as an executive producer as well.
The memoir was written by both Mr. Kwame Owuachi and Joshua David Stein. The story is about Kwame's life journey from the Bronx to opening his own restaurant at the rightful age of twenty-six.
Mr. Kwane Onwuachi is known for appearing in Bravo's Top Chef and he won the 2019 James Beard award for Rising Chef of the Year.
I hope you check out Ms. Soledad O'brien's interview with Kwane Onwuachi on Youtube:
Source Material: deadline.com
Ms. Freida Pinto ( Slumdog Millionaire, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle) has join the cast in the film adaptation of Hillbilly Elegy that includes Owen Asztalos, Amy Adams, Gabriel Basso, Haley Bennett, and Glenn Close.
Vanessa Taylor is writing the screenplay while Mr. Ron Howard, Ms. Karen Lunder, and Mr. Brian Grazer are producing the project under their company Imagine Entertainment. Executive producer for Hillbilly Elegy movie are Ms. Julie Oh and Vance. Mr. Ron Howard is directing the feature film.
Hillbilly Elegy is a memoir written by Mr. J.D. Vance. It's mainly about his Kentucky family and the social issues at his hometown.
Source Material: variety.com
Based on the Matthew Logelin's memoir, Mr. Kevin Hart is planning to star in the film adaptation. The title, until further notice, will be called fatherhood instead of the book 's title.
Here is a quote from Mr. Kevin Hart, brought to you by The Hollywood Reporter:“When I started reading this script, I was immediately touched and brought to tears,” says Hart. “At HartBeat, we seek to provide the audience with stories that evoke true emotions and this story does just that. Our hope is to bring honor to the Logelin family, and we are thrilled to be working with Sony, Paul, Temple Hill and Free Association on such an incredible project.”
The memoir is about a widower who is raising his daughter all on his own. The screenwriter for this project will be Dana Stevens. Producing the film will be David Beaubaire, Peter Kiernan, John Cheng and Kevin Hart.
Source material: The Hollywood Reporter
The Academy Award Winner Lupita Nyong'o will be starring in the film adaptation of the best-selling memoir "Born a Crime: stories from a South African Childhood." She will also produce the project. The role Ms. Nyong'o is playing will be Trevor Noah's mother Patricia. Trevor Noah will also produce the project with Ark Angel Productions. The memoir is based on Trevor Noah's, the current host of The Daily Show, life growing up in Africa.
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