Karen Moncrieff To Helm ‘Lucky’ Based On Alice Sebold Memoir; ‘Still Alice’s James Brown Producing

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Karen Moncrieff To Helm ‘Lucky’ Based On Alice Sebold Memoir; ‘Still Alice’s James Brown Producing
Lucky, a chronicle of sexual assault and its aftermath by The Lovely Bones‘ author Alice Sebold, is set to be adapted as a feature. Karen Moncrieff has penned the transfer of Sebold’s true story and will direct the film that’s produced by Still Alice‘s James Brown. Lisa Wolofsky of Skywolf Media and Nadine de Barros through Fortitude are fully financing and will exec produce. Fortitude is handling international sales.

Currently in pre-production and casting, the movie is eyeing a fall start date.

Sebold, whose 2002 bestseller The Lovely Bones was made into a feature directed by Peter Jackson, published Lucky in 1999. The memoir traces how her life was transformed when she was brutally raped and beaten in a park near campus as an 18-year-old college freshman. While reporting the crime to the police, she was astonished when they remarked how a young woman
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