Lawrence Kasdan To Script & Direct Film Adaptation Of Lou Berney Novel ‘November Road’

Exclusive: Though the past several years have left Lawrence Kasdan focused in space writing Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Solo: A Star Wars Story, Kasdan will now focus on the period surrounding the JFK assassination.

Kasdan has made a six-figure acquisition of the film rights to November Road, the upcoming novel from Edgar Award-winning author Lou Berney.

The novel is just being published by William Morrow HarperCollins.Kasdan will write and direct, and will produce the film with Shane Salerno in a co-production between Kasdan Pictures and The Story Factory.

The producers intend to fast-track the project, and for it to be Kasdan’s next film.

Distributors are circling and that part of the deal should be made shortly.In the spirit of No Country for Old Men, Man on Fire, and Witness, November Road is a story of second chances and redemption.

It’s November 22, 1963, JFK has just been assassinated,

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