Mr. Robot creator Sam Ismael brings Ross Thomas’ Briarpatch to USA, while Meg Abbott adapts her own cheerleading novel Dare Me into an hour-long drama.
Browsing: Ramin Bahrani
The acclaimed indie filmmaker behind Man Push Cart and 99 Homes tackles the India-based rags-to-riches crime-drama with hopes to start filming in India later this year.
Originally published in 1953, Fahrenheit 451 is set in a future where books are outlawed and “firemen” burn any that are found, though intellectual curiosity gets the better of the protagonist, who begins stashing books away to see if he can learn anything from them.
A man loses his home to foreclosure and eventually finds work with the real estate broker who took his house. Soon he is not only evicting homeowners but helping the man embezzle money from the government despite the nagging of his conscience.
Story centers on a conservative father who wishes for his race-car driver son to take over the family business in Iowa, but his offspring has other plans in mind.