Initially, this was a project of Stanley Kubrick for MGM. He was so enthusiastic about the novel that he hired novelist Calder Willingham to write a screenplay with him. However, Production Code restrictions hindered the realization and the project never went into fruition. In July 2018, a complete screenplay for Burning Secret written by Kubrick and Willingham was found, so time will tell if their adaptation of the novel will come to light.
It seems the deepest love affairs are those left unfulfilled.
Baron: Therein lies a tragedy.
Mrs. Tuchman: Not at all. To consummate love is to make it mortal.
Take a look at your favorite stars from the 1990s and how they've changed in the last three decades.