Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' could be adapted as a film
Sheryl Sandberg also recently announced she'll be releasing a new edition of 'Lean In' for college graduates this April.
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Sandberg’s work, which focuses on women in the workplace, was first released this past March. According to Deadline, the film adaptation of the book would be a “narrative film from the themes contained within the book” rather than a biopic of Sandberg herself.
The film rights were acquired by Sony Pictures and Sony has hired Nell Scovell to pen the script for the film. “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” creator and showrunner and “Warehouse 13” writer Scovell is a natural fit for the job – according to Deadline, she assisted Sandberg with the writing of the original book.
Sandberg is also releasing a version of “Lean In” aimed at college graduates this April. The author will reportedly donate her share of the proceeds from the planned film to her charity.
"Lean In" is currently number 10 on the New York Times combined print and e-book nonfiction bestseller list for Feb. 2.