Sundance 2018 Programming Breakdown: Big Buys, Actor-Directors, and Hot-Button Issues

– Idris Elba, Ethan Hawke, and Paul Dano are among the actors-turned-directors at this year’s festival, which is jam-packed with hot acquisitions titles.

Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne In Talks for Nick Hornby Adaptation ‘Juliet, Naked’

– EXCLUSIVE: Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd are in talks to star in a big-screen adaptation of Nick Hornby’s bestselling novel Juliet, Naked. Tamara Jenkins, who wrote The Savages, and Sideways writer Jim Taylor, have adapted the script from Hornby’s book, with revisions by Phil Alden Robinson and Evgenia Peretz.


Jesse Peretz to direct ‘Juliet, Naked’

– EXCLUSIVE: The director of Our Idiot Brother will direct Juliet, Naked based on the Nick Hornby novel in a project backed by Jeffrey Soros and Simon Horsman’s fledgling producer-financier Los Angeles Media Fund (LAMF).

Jesse Peretz Seals Deal To Direct ‘Juliet Naked,’ Based On Nick Hornby Book

– EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Peretz has just sealed a deal to direct the film Juliet, Naked based on the best-selling novel by Nick Hornby, who is the genius behind About a Boy, High Fidelity and Brooklyn.

Jesse Peretz Directing ‘Juliet, Naked’ for Judd Apatow

– EXCLUSIVE: “Our Idiot Brother” director Jesse Peretz will helm the independent romance “Juliet, Naked,” based on the novel by Nick Hornby.