Tue. Jun 6th, 2023

Judy Blume talked about to The Chronicle that she “acquired a number of calls from Hollywood” earlier than she “took ‘Margaret’ off the desk.” “I am by no means doing this. Not each guide needs to be a film,” she adamantly acknowledged, expressing that she “simply did not suppose it might ever be accomplished in the way in which that [she] would have felt pleased with.” The creator was thus extremely conscious of the cynical nature of Hollywood when James L. Brooks, producer of sitcoms like “The Simpsons,” “Taxi,” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Present,” advised her what she most likely suspected already.

He and Kelly Fremon Craig traveled right down to Blume’s house in Key West within the hopes of procuring the movie rights to “Are You There God? It is Me, Margaret,” however he advised Selection: “I spent most of our time with Judy warning her about Hollywood and all of the issues it is going to do to you — principally, I warned her about people like me.” Nevertheless, Blume was gained over by the pair’s earlier outing within the Bildungsroman territory, “The Fringe of Seventeen.” The tender, sympathetic nature of the movie, which stars Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson, appeared to persuade the creator that Brooks and Craig have been, the truth is, passionate concerning the materials. Lastly, Margaret has made it to Hollywood, the place, after on the lookout for half a century, she has lastly discovered a heat house.

“Are You There God? It is Me, Margaret” is now enjoying in theaters.

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