Posts tagged with nick-hornby

Sep 25 2018

Nothing new


This is unexpected: according to THR, Zoe Kravitz is going to star in a gender-swapped "re-imagining" of Nick Horby's 1995 novel High Fidelity. This new version will be a 10-episode miniseries that will air on Disney's forthcoming streaming service...

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Sep 12 2013

From book to movie to TV


The website Word & Film recently compiled a list of 10 upcoming TV shows based on books. We've already written about most of them (NBC's Dracula and Crossbones, Fox's Sleepy Hollow, etc.), but I was interested to see that NBC has ordered a midseason comedy based on Nick Hornby’s 1999 novel About a Boy...

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Jan 26 2009

Wordcandy at Sundance

I'm hearing good things about An Education, one of the movies that premiered at Sundance. It's a coming-of-age story set in the 1960s, and it has quite the literary cred: it was based on a memoir...

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Nov 20 2006

I'm pretty sure that Barry wouldn't approve.

Wow: turns out there's a musical version of Nick Hornby's book High Fidelity, coming soon to Broadway. (Clearly, one mediocre movie adaptation wasn't enough; this was a story that was crying out f...

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Aug 10 2004

Nick Hornby

Having read Nick Hornby’s novel High Fidelity, I can understand why The New Yorker asked him to be their pop music critic. Many people feel this was mistake, but you can see why they made it: Hor...

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