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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

August: Hollywood County

It's official. And it's Weinstein.

The Weinstein Co. has acquired worldwide film rights to the Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play "August: Osage County" and will produce a feature adaptation....

Weinstein said his company will fully finance and distribute the film with an eye toward a 2011 release....

I've loved the writing since I was given a 240-page script for a three-hour play that starred nobody, that had no workshop," Weinstein said. "My reaction was similar to the feeling I had when I read Quentin Tarantino's script for 'True Romance.' Tracy has that kind of voice."

The theatre has found its Tarantino! Rejoice!!!


Abigail Katz said...

Any bets on who will be starring in this one?

michael said...

better yet- who's directing?