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‘A Monster Calls’ to Felicity Jones

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and True Story actress Felicity Jones is in talks to join Juan Antonio Bayona’s A Monster Calls, Deadline reports.

Based on the novel written by Patrick Ness and illustrated by Jim Kay, based on an idea by the late Siobhan Dowd, it focuses on a 13-year-old boy who talks with a monster as a way to deal with his mother’s illnessand school bullies.

Jones is reportedly up for the role of Mum in the adaptation, which was announced last month. There’s also talk that Liam Neeson is on top of the list for people to play the monster.

A Monster Calls is expected to debut in fall 2016.

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  • Stephen Brown

    Written by Patrick Ness, illustrated by Jim Kay*

  • akkadiannumen

    Mildly interesting. Sounds like it could be an adaptation of Stanley And His Monster. There should be an adaptation of THAT. :)