East of Eden

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Status: Development As of September 26, 2013

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Brian Grazer and Imagine Entertainment will produce the adaptation for Universal.

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TBA | Drama Adaptation

Set in California's Salinas Valley prior to World War I, the novel told of two families over the course of two generations, loosely alluding to the Biblical tale of Cain and Abel. more

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DIRECTOR

Gary Ross

Screenwriter

Paul Attanasio
Christopher Hampton

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Set in California's Salinas Valley prior to World War I, the novel told of two families over the course of two generations, loosely alluding to the Biblical tale of Cain and Abel.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on John Steinbeck's novel.
  • Universal Pictures first acquired the rights to the project in 2004 after the book was chosen for Oprah's Book Club list. The option lapsed and the producer and studio had to go back to the estate to regain the rights.

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