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Adaptation Watch: STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel Optioned for TV and Film

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Emily St. John Mandel’s New York Times best-seller, and mainstreamy post-apocalyptic novel, Station Eleven has been optioned for TV and film rights by Producer Scott Steindorff in a six-figure deal. Steindorff and Dylan Russell will produce.

Station Eleven is aboout a band of musicians and actors who travel the post-apocalyptic landscape of the Great Lakes region twenty years after a devastating virus has killed off 99% of the world’s population. The focus of the non-linear narrative is around a small group of characters, to the point where the book reads more like an interesting character study. (See my review. For once, I seem to be ahead of the adaptation curve!)

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1 Comment on Adaptation Watch: STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel Optioned for TV and Film

  1. This was one of the better books I recently read, and I can see it working as a movie or a short TV series.

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