The film and TV rights to Filey Reid’s Such A Fun Age were acquired prior to the book’s release. Here’s what we know about a potential movie or tv adaptation for Such A Fun Age so far:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
Such A Fun Age is about Emira, a 25-year-old black woman, who is working as a babysitter to raise Briar, a 3-year-old white girl. It’s a story that examines modern racism by depicting the fallout after Emira is hassled and accused of being a kidnapper when she takes Briar to the supermarket.
The book was released in December 2019 and was chosen as a Reese’s Book Club pick.
What format will it be? Will the Such A Fun Age adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s currently unknown what the plan is for Such A Fun Age. Both the film and television rights have been optioned. The author has indicated that it’s being discussed as a feature movie (saying that she thinks the book has a “cinematic quality”).
Who’s behind it?
Lena Waithe‘s Hillman Grad Productions and Sight Unseen Pictures have acquired the film and television rights to Such A Fun Age.
What’s the status of the Such A Fun Age adaptation?
The adaptation is currently in the early stages. The film rights have been optioned, but that seems to be about as far as it’s gotten thus far.
Who’s in the cast?
No casting details have been released yet.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
Such A Fun Age Movie / TV Show Development Timeline
August 29, 2018 Lena Waithe & Sight Unseen Acquire Kiley Reid Novel ‘Such A Fun Age’ prior to the book’s release
December 31, 2019 Such A Fun Age (novel) is released.