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HBO Passes on Jonathan Franzen Adaptation

3 years agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

After ordering a pilot last year, HBO has passed on The Corrections, a television adaptation of Jonathan Franzen‘s bestselling novel. Director Noah Baumbach shot the pilot and Franzen produced alongside Scott Rudin. Franzen discussed the project at a literary festival last year. Are you surprised? Variety has the scoop: “The Corrections revolves around the troubles of a Midwestern couple and their three adult children as they trace their lives from the mid-20th century to ‘one last Christmas’ together near the turn of the millennium.
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Noah Baumbach May Adapt ‘The Corrections’

Media / Publishing : GalleyCat (3 years ago)

According to Deadline, filmmaker Noah Baumbach may adapt Jonathan Franzen‘s The Corrections as an HBO drama series. The Social Network producer Scott Rudin originally optioned The Corrections as a feature film; he would probably sta... Read Post

Noah Baumbach & Scott Rudin’s ‘The Corrections’ Adaptation Nears Pilot Pickup At HBO, Anthony Hopkins Circling

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily (3 years ago)

I hear that HBO is nearing a pilot order for The Corrections, an hourlong project from filmmaker Noah Baumbach based on Jonathan Franzen’s book of the same name. Top film producer Scott Rudin, who has been  developing the project fo... Read Post

Scott Rudin Says ‘Corrections’ Pass Is Not Atypical

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

HBO passed on “The Corrections,” a series based on the novel by literary phenom Jonathan Franzen, but producer Scott Rudin called the cable network “great partners” and said “they’re free to do what they want.” Read Post


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