Julianne Moore to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Lisey’s Story’

Julianne Moore to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Lisey’s Story’

Stephen King fans are being spoiled this year! With Pet Semetery out in theaters and It: Chapter 2 fast approaching, another adaptation of the horror master’s work is also taking form. According to AV News, Apple is producing another King adaptation for its own Apple TV+ streaming service. The book adapted will be Lisey’s Story, psychological blend of horror and romance centered around a female protagonist: Lisey Landon.   Image Via Wikipedia   The book is about Lisey dealing with the death of her husband, a former author with a dark past and some magical powers. The adaptation will star Julianne Moore in the titular role as …

Julianne Moore Was Supposed to Star in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Here’s What Happened.

Julianne Moore Was Supposed to Star in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Here’s What Happened.

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With a Metacritic score of 87 out of 100, based on fifty-three critics, indicating “universal acclaim” and a 98% on Rotten Tomatos with an average score of 8.24 out of 10, it’s hard to image Can You Ever Forgive Me as being anything different from what it is. However it was recently revealed that it was Julianne Moore, not Melissa McCarthy, who was originally lined up to play author and forger Lee Israel.   I see no resemblance, but that was half the issue. Let’s start at the beginning. The New York Times wrote in Lee Israel’s obituary that she …

Julianne Moore to Lead Film Adaptation of Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’

Julianne Moore to Lead Film Adaptation of Ann Patchett’s ‘Bel Canto’

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In 2001, Ann Patchett’s fourth novel Bel Canto amazed readers all around the world. It’s a book about music, love, and politics, set in a South America.The story begins at a birthday party thrown at the vice presidential home in honor of Katsumi Hosokawa, a visiting chairman of a large Japanese company and an opera enthusiast. A famous American soprano Roxane Coss is also invited to perform as the highlight of the night. However, the opera-embroidered night is broken by a break-in by terrorists who take the entire party hostage.       Ann Patchett and the cover of Bel Canto | Image via ProProfs …