World be ready to derive the "Atonement." The critically acclaimed novel by Ian McEwan is going to be turned into a film by director Joe Wright. The novel actually is about a multi-layered affair, starting in the summer of 1935 when a 13 year-old girl returns from school for summer with her family. Amid the small family dramas of love and illness, Bryony makes a mistake that will echo through the rest of her life.
It's probably too early to mention who's the cast, but the behind-the-scenes are all preparing to start the new project. Becoming Wright assistance to turn the novel's structure into something that will work onscreen is Christopher Hampton. To help him, Hampton has already been working with director Richard Eyre on the book, who was previously attached to direct the film.