Warner Brothers Acquires Movie Rights To Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch'

July 29, 2014 9:41 PM

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Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is set to become a feature film, as Warner Brothers has acquired the movie rights to the book. The movie will be co-produced by Rush Hour director Brett Ratner, as well as Brad Simpson and Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson.

The Goldfinch, Tartt’s third novel, has sold at least 1.5 million copies, despite clocking in at an intimidating 784 pages -- a length that may pose a challenge for the film adaptation. The novel, a coming-of-age story about a boy whose grief over his mother’s senseless death is assuaged by his dang...

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