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John Inexperienced’s Turtles All of the Means Down Film Finds Its Director

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YA juggernaut John Inexperienced has one other Hollywood adaptation on the way in which. Actress-filmmaker Hannah Marks will direct Turtles All of the Means Down for Fox 2000, Selection reviews, impressed by the acclaimed 2017 bestseller from the writer of hits like The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Cities.

One other of Inexperienced’s coming-of-age mysteries, Turtles All of the Means Down facilities on Aza, a 16-year-old lady with OCD who pursues the mysterious disappearance of a billionaire development magnate, who dropped off the map within the wake of fraud investigations. With the assistance of her finest pal Daisy, Aza searches for the lacking billionaire within the hopes of claiming the $100,000 reward for data resulting in his arrest.

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Picture by way of Sutton Books

Marks will direct from a screenplay by Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker. Temple Hill’s Isaac Klausner and Marty Bowen are producing with Inexperienced and Rosianna Halse Rojas government producing. Klausner and Bowen beforehand labored with inexperienced on The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Cities. Erin Siminoff and Molly Saffron will oversee Turtles for Fox 2000.

Marks is maybe finest identified for her appearing work on BBC America’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Company and beforehand co-wrote and co-directed the connection drama After The whole lot, which starred Jeremy Allen White and Maika Monroe as a pair falling in love when one in every of them is identified with a life-changing sickness — and that positively has John Inexperienced vibes throughout it. On the age of 25, Marks turns into one of many youngest feminine studio administrators of all time. She was beforehand named one in every of Rolling Stone’s 25 underneath 25 Artists Altering the World in 2017.

Right here’s the official synopsis for Turtles All of the Means Down:

Sixteen-year-old Aza by no means supposed to pursue the thriller of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, however there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Finest and Most Fearless Pal, Daisy, is raring to analyze. So collectively, they navigate the quick distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.

 

Aza is making an attempt. She is making an attempt to be a great daughter, a great pal, a great pupil, and perhaps even a great detective, whereas additionally residing inside the ever-tightening spiral of her personal ideas.


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