Leonardo Di Caprio To Turn S.A Novel Into Series

According to a reports Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has bought the rights to adapt South African author Lauren Beukes‘s latest novel, ‘The Shining Girls’, into a television series to be aired in America!


Leonardo Di Caprio

Leonardo Di Caprio

Beeld said DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, and Media Rights Capital (MRC), an independent film and television company, jointly procured the television rights to Beukes’s novel.

The science fiction novel is not yet available in the United States but was published in South Africa in April earlier this year would only be released in the US on Tuesday, even though it had already garnered praise from The New York Times.

The plot revolves around a serial killer from Chicago named Harper Curtis who time-travels to different eras to murder women with talent and potential until in 1989 one of his victims survives and starts hunting him back.

Lauren Beukes's The Shinning Girls

Lauren Beukes’s The Shinning Girls

Lauren Beukes was awarded the 2011 Arthur C Clarke prize for science fiction for her previous novel, Zoo City.

Author Lauren Beukes

Author Lauren Beukes



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