Nick Hornby’s Juliet, Naked eyes UK shoot
The US feature adaptation of Nick Hornby’s 2009 novel Juliet, Naked is currently eyeing a UK-based shoot next year.
Regular Girls director Jesse Peretz is at the helm with Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel among the producing team; the adaptation is by Tamara Jenkins and Jim Taylor.
Kate Winslet was reportedly attached to star in the film version when it first surfaced; it has not been confirmed whether she will still be on board.
Filming is still several months away – a late spring start has been mooted – but PI subscribers should log in and follow the project on our site as we will be returning with specifics as dates, locations and HoD names are locked down.
Hornby has established pedigree as a screenwriter – apart from his adaptations of his own works such as Fever Pitch and the US TV version of About a Boy, he has written many screenplays including Brooklyn, Wild, An Education and BBC One’s recent serial version of Nina Stibbe’s book Love, Nina.
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Nick Hornby photo via Getty Images/WireImage/Araya Diaz.
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