Emily Watson, Sophie Nelisse and Geoffrey Rush star in the literary adaptation from "Downton Abbey" director Brian Percival. read more
Fox 2000 has acquired the film rights to The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. Rumors have swirled that Downtown Abbey director Brian Percival would helm this movie project, but it has not been confirmed. The movie studio has recruited Sophie Nelisse to play the title character of Liesel Meminger. Show More Summary
Brian Percival is directing this adaptation of Markus Zusak's bestselling novel with Michael Petroni penning the screenplay. [...]
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Monsieur Lahzar star Sophie Nelisse is set to make her English-language debut with The Book Thief, an adaptation of Markus Zusak?s bestselling novel. The Hollywood Reporter says that the actress will play the lead in the upcoming film...Show More Summary
Here's my list of 2012 all-star books to read. Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel's book on the rise of Ann Boleyn and Thomas Cromwell Bringing Up the Bodies, Hilary's book on the fall of Ann Boleyn The Book Thief, Zusak's WWII story of two teenagers...Show More Summary
Markus Zusak: The Book Thief: >It was Russia, January 5, 1943, and just another icy day. Out among the city and snow, there were dead Russians and Germans everywhere. Those who remained were firing into the blank pages in front of them. Three languages interwove. The Russian, the bullets, the German.
When death comes for me — and, as Markus Zusak's novel, "The Book Thief," makes very clear, death surely is coming for us all — I wouldn't mind if he were played by Francis Guinan.
Beside her younger brother’s grave, a girl named Liesel Meminger steals her first book: The Grave Digger’s Handbook. From that moment on, her life is changed by her own personal circumstances and the circumstances of the world around her. When I heard that The Book Thief had been chosen as this year’s One Book, One Chicago pick, I knew I had...
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. Show More Summary
Brian Percival (Downton Abbey) has been set to direct Fox 2000's 'The Book Thief', an adaptation of the mega-popular WWII novel by Marcus Zusak.
The project is a adaptation of a Marcus Zusak novel and follows Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. [...]
Deadline reports that "Downton Abbey" helmer Brian Percival will direct The Book Thief for Fox 2000. Michael Petroni adapted the book by Australian author Markus Zusak. Karen Rosenfelt ("The Twilight Saga") will produce. The book isShow More Summary
Brian Percival, the director behind a slew of Downtown Abbey episodes (including the very first, which he won an Emmy for), has been tapped to helm The Book Thief, an adaptaption of Marcus Zusak's young adult novel that's been tearing up the New York Times bestseller lists since its 2006 publication. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Fox 2000 has set Downton Abbey helmer Brian Percival to direct The Book Thief, the Michael Petroni-scripted adaptation of the Marcus Zusak novel that has ben on the Children’s Chapter Paparback New York Times bestseller list for 228 weeks. Show More Summary
From Love The Liberry: The Adult Book Club kit for “The Book Thief” by Marcus Zusak is currently missing....
I've not yet met a person who hasn't been totally floored by Markus Zusak's The Book Thief. It is--in one word--extraordinary, and Amazon customers agree. The novel currently has more the 1,000 five-star reviews. So what makes The Book Thief...
This is the second instalment in our Bookbenchers series. What book's on your bedside table at the moment? There are two books on my bedside table. I'm a Gemini so one is never enough. I am simultaneously reading The Book Thief by Markus Zusak and After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre. Show More Summary
As it's now a new year and a new month, both of our book clubs at the Leaky Lounge have selected new books to read and discuss. The Harry Potter Book Club is reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Revisit the fifth book in...Show More Summary
As much as I love this online space, I freely admit that I prefer to spend my time between the pages of a book. I just can’t get into reading from a screen. I’ve spent the last few days deep down in the pages of The Book Thief. My new friend Heather Durnin told me about it. Show More Summary