It was practically a 12 months previously that Celeste Ng’s 2014 debut novel, “Everything I Never Told You,’’ obtained optioned. Now it seems to be like as if the movie is transferring forward — with Hollywood royalty attached.
When Twitter account Read It Forward tweeted Monday that the thriller should be tailor-made for Netflix, Ng responded that it’s being made proper into a movie, with Oscar winner Julia Roberts on board to play Marilyn, a mother rocked by the drowning dying of her daughter, Lydia.
The e-book, which was on the New York Times bestseller guidelines for 47 weeks, in accordance to Deadline, was merely the first enormous hit for Ng. The Cambridge creator adopted up with 2017’s “Little Fires Everywhere,’’ which was snapped up by Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, who will co-star and authorities produce. That enterprise, a restricted assortment, will possible be on Hulu.