With The Fire On High Movie: What We Know

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With The Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo is potentially getting a movie adaptation. Here’s what we know:

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo is about Emoni Santiago, a young single, teen mother who loves to cook and hopes to become a chef one day.

With The Fire On High was released in May 2019, and Acevedo also won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for her previous novel The Poet X.

What format will it be? Will the With The Fire On High adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a feature movie.

Who’s behind it?

Picturestart owns the rights to With The Fire On High. Erik Feig and Lucy Kitada are producing for Picturestart. Picturestart is also developing the movie adaptation of Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park.

Book author Elizabeth Acedevo will be adapting her own book for the screen.

What’s the status of the With The Fire On High adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early on in its development. The book rights have been acquired, but that’s about it.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.


With The Fire On High Movie Development Timeline

May 7, 2019 With The Fire On High (novel) is released.

August 5, 2019 With The Fire on High film rights are acquired by Picturesmart.