Sunshine duo gets Sandra Bullock for next

Another Tom Perrota novel in the works, but it will take sometime.

After making the hugely successful Little Miss Sunshine, Johnathan Dayton and Valerie Faris have announced another potential project called The Abstinence Teacher. It is based on the Tom Perrota sex novel of the same name. The book revolves around a divorced sex education teacher in middle America who is at odds with the town’s more conservative groups. At the same time, she falls for the daughter of the born again soccer coach.

The director have been working to get this project of the floors for sometime now. They already have the backing of two stars Sandra Bullock and returning star Steve Carell.

Most of the work adapted for the screen based on Tom’s novels have been exceptional. No one can forget the work he put in to make the powerful Little Children directed by Todd Field. The other big success was Election directed by Alexander Payne.

The director duo will be working to get this as their next project. So they will be ready to wait untill this materializes. It is really a good sign for them.

Source: Production Weekly

See also  Trailer Watch: Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock on Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close


John has a keen sense of what ticks in the world of film. He can also be seen in three distinct short film titled Woken Shell, The Tea Shop in the Moon and The Waiting. Cinema has been the basic diet he has been on for the last 10 years. His personality can be judged by the choices of his films.


Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

Tom Hanks and Natalie Portman join Atlas

Next Story

Trailer Watch: Clive Owen in Trust