RULES OF CIVILITY Heads to Big Screen

Lionsgate has closed a deal with Amor Towles to adapt his book Rules of Civility(Penguin/Viking). According to Deadline, Lionsgate’s president Erik Feig, has been pursuing Towles since last spring. He wasn’t the only one courting Towles, who was recluctant because, as “the principal of a big hedge fund, Towles didn’t need Hollywood option money and was wary of trusting Hollywood with the book he’d always wanted to write.”

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