February 06, 2008 08:43:27 GMT
Reports stated that the Weinstein Company has got the screen rights of Evan Kuhlman's 2006 novel 'Wolf Boy: A Novel'.
Evan Kuhlman's novel "Wolf Boy: A Novel" is allegedly going to be adapted to the big screen "Untitled Wolf Boy Project". According to Variety, the Weinstein Company has been granted the screen rights of the book which was published in 2006.
The novel tells the story about the Wolf family which loses a son following a car accident. On dealing with the grieving, the other son makes a superhero comic book based on his brother which he called Wolf Boy. The novel will be adapted by Christopher Parker, while the producers of the feature film will be given to Irwin Winkler and Jill Cutler.
On the story, the co-chairman of the Weinstein Co. Harvey Weinstein revealed, "I was particularly moved by Wolf Boy's story about the power of art to enhance our lives." Meanwhile, on him joining the project, Winkler pointed out on the moving story stating, "What appealed to me most was the young man who finds refuge in the creation of this graphic novel and how that impacts the process of healing between the boy and his father."