Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast is within the works for the small display screen. Village Roadshow Leisure Group, together with Oscar-nominated actress Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, John Goldstone (Get Carter) and Marc Rosen (Sense8), have closed a deal to supply a tv sequence based mostly on the ebook. A search is underway for a author.
Being instructed as a Hemingway origin story, A Moveable Feast is Hemingway’s earliest identified work about his years as a poor however bold younger expat journalist and author in Paris within the 1920s. The ebook was first printed in 1964 and describes the creator’s apprenticeship as a younger author whereas he was married to his first spouse, Hadley Richardson.
The memoir consists of varied private accounts, observations, and tales by Hemingway. Different notable folks featured within the ebook embody Sylvia Seaside, Hilaire Belloc, Aleister Crowley, John Dos Passos, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Pascin, Ezra Pound, Evan Shipman, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas and Hermann von Wedderkop.
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“A Moveable Feast has been my favourite ebook since I used to be 11 years outdated when my father took me to Paris,” stated Hemingway. “Whereas studying the ebook collectively, he confirmed me the place Papa lived (and daddy was raised) ate, wrote, and dreamed of changing into an incredible author. His deep love of my grandmother Hadley and his rising ardour for artwork is an inspiring time originally of his iconic profession. I wish to reveal on movie the approaching of age story that has captivated readers and burgeoning writers for a number of a long time.”
Scribner printed the ebook within the U.S. and Jonathan Cape printed within the UK.
Rosen, who introduced the challenge to Village, has previous credit that embody Sense8 for Netflix, The After for Amazon, and Threshold for CBS.
Goldstone final exec produced Jonah Hex for Warner Bros. earlier than co-founding luxurious style model Hayward Luxurious Inc.
Mariel Hemingway is repped by Nathan Talei and Tracy Columbus, and Goldstone by David Tenzer. The Hemingway Belief is repped by Lazarus & Harris.
The challenge might be overseen by VREG’s EVP of Tv, Alix Jaffe; EVP of Content material, Jillian Apfelbaum; and VP of Tv, Adam Dunlap.