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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sofia Loren

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

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