The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin has a movie adaptation that’s soon to be released. For all the details for the jump to the big screen for this book, here’s what we know about The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry Movie:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
In The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, A.J. Fikry’s wife has died, his bookstore is in trouble, and now his prized rare edition of Poe poems has been stolen. Then a baby is left in his bookstore, and its arrival gives him the chance to make his life over and see things anew.
See the Review of The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry from The Bibliofile.
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry was released in March 2014.
What format will it be? Will The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a feature movie.
Who’s behind it?
Author Gabrielle Zevin penned screenplay for the adaptation of her novel and is serving as a producer on the project. Hans Canosa is set to direct.
Who’s in the cast?
Kunal Nayyar, Lucy Hale and Christina Hendricks are all set to star in The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry adaptation.
See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.
What’s the status of The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry adaptation?
The adaptation is currently filming as of November, and the movie is currently being shopped to potential buyers.
When will it be released?
A release date hasn’t been set yet, but given that it seems to be proceeding on schedule and has begun filming, it seems like a 2022 release date will be likely.
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry Movie Development Timeline
April 4, 2014 The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry (novel) is released.
June 16, 2021 Kunal Nayyar, Lucy Hale & Christina Hendricks To Star In ‘The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry’, Mister Smith Launching Sales – Cannes Market
November 22, 2021 ‘Fikry’ movie, with ‘Big Bang Theory’ star Kunal Nayyar, starts filming on Cape Cod
This is a wonderful book – I tip my hat to to the author, Gabrielle Zevin! My book club loved it
and we look forward to the movie – please make it soon!
Naveen Andrews was slated to be the star in this movie when it was first released. Why did he bought out of the movie and was replaced? I’m just curious as to why the shake-up for the leading man?