Ang Lee in talks to make Hollywood adaptation of Life of Pi

February 19th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Feb 19 (ANI): Oscar-winner Ang Lee is being lined up to adapt the novel Life of Pi into a Hollywood movie.

The director is in talks over the adaptation of Yann Martel’’s novel.

The Man Booker prize-winning book tells the tale of a lone shipwreck survivor who shares his lifeboat with a hyena, an injured zebra, an orang-utan and a tiger, reports the Telegraph.

Studio Fox 2000 is hiring a new screenwriter and Lee is seriously considering the project, according to Variety.

Life of Pi is the best-selling Booker Prize winner of all time and became a global phenomenon after its 2002 win, translated into 40 languages.

M Night Shyamalan, director of the Sixth Sense, and Harry Potter’’s Alfonso Cuaron were previously linked to the project. (ANI)

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