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Adam Sandler in space, Mindy Kaling in bed: the week in literary film and TV news.

Dan Sheehan

October 30, 2020, 12:08pm

Priyanka Chopra, Booker Prize, Armie Hammer, Cold War spies

Adam Sandler lost in space, Clooney has a bearded face


Here is the week in literary film and TV news.


Mindy Kaling Good in Bed

Mindy Kaling is set to star in a HBO adaptation of Jennifer Weiner’s 2001 novel, Good in Bed.


Adam Sandler Spaceman of Bohemia

Adam Sandler will play the lead in a Netflix adaptation of Jaroslav Kalfar’s 2017 debut novel, Spaceman of Bohemia.

Armie Hammer Billion Dollar Spy

Mads Mikkelsen and Armie Hammer will star in an adaptation of David E. Hoffman’s Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal.


Priyanka Chopra White Tiger

The first trailer for the (Priyanka Chopra Jonas-starring) Netflix adaptation of Aravind Adiga’s Booker Prize-winning novel, The White Tiger, has dropped.


George Clooney

As has the first trailer for George Clooney’s post-apocalyptic thriller The Midnight Sky, which is based on Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016, novel Good Morning, Midnight.


Sofia Loren

Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

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