Netflix will adapt best-selling memoir ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ into a movie after a fierce bidding war, and reportedly spend $45 million
|01/25/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- After a bidding war, Netflix will finance the movie adaptation of best-selling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy” for $45 million, according to Deadline.
- The movie will be directed and produced by Ron Howard.
- According to the trade, not all the $45 million will go into the production of the movie, which may be a sign that the streaming giant is looking at the movie being another award-season favorite down the road, like “Roma.”
Netflix doesn’t seem to be letting its foot off the gas when it comes to providing subscribers Oscar bait.
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