MGM & Reese Witherspoon to Adapt Film Adaptation of ‘Eleanor Oliphant’


According to Deadline, Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine to partner with MGM to adapt novel ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ by Gail Honeyman.

Liz Hannah is attached to write the screenplay, Lauren Levy Neustadter will produce for Hello Sunshine along with Witherspoon. 

You can read the premise of the book below:

Eleanor Oliphant is the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine who goes from living a lonely life to realizing the only way to survive is to open your heart. The novel was published by the Penguin Random House imprint Pamela Dorman Books. Witherspoon optioned the Glasgow-based novelist’s book very early and it went on the sell over 1 million copies in the U.S. and Canada with a long run on the bestseller lists.