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Kunal Nayyar, Lucy Hale, Christina Hendricks Star in Mister Smith Project ‘The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry’

Kunal Nayyar, Lucy Hale, Christina Hendricks Star in Mister Smith Project ‘The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry’

Kunal Nayyar, Lucy Hale, Christina Hendricks are set to headline “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry,” a big screen makeover of Gabrielle Zevin’s blockbuster New York Times best-selling novel which has shifted five million copies and been translated into 38 languages.

The film rights to Zevin’s most recent novel, “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow” recently sold to Paramount for $2 million upfront after an auction between reportedly over 25 bidders.

Hans Canosa will direct “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” from Zevin’s own adaptation. Bcdf Pictures’ Claude Dal Farra and Brian Keady are producing alongside Kelsey Law, Canosa and Zevin.

David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment is launching worldwide sales at next week’s Pre-Cannes Screenings, with principal photography scheduled for this fall.

Exemplifying one major throughline in Mister Smith’s recent sales slate, “The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry” is not only produced by Bcdf Pictures and based on major IP,

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