Reese Witherspoon to Produce Film Adaptation of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

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Variety reported Fox 2000 has bought the film rights of novel “Where the Crawdads Sing,” Hello Sunshine by Reese Whiterspoon are producing. 

You could read the premise of the novel below:

“Where the Crawdads Sing” is set in a small town in the South and focuses on a young woman named Kya who raises herself in the marshes after she is abandoned by her family. After her former boyfriend is found dead, Kya becomes the prime suspect in his murder. The book has been described as a mixture of a crime thriller and a coming-of-age tale. Witherspoon and her partner Lauren Levy Neustadter will produce the pic for Hello Sunshine.

Where the Crawddads Sing is the debut novel of Delia Owens, which was published on August 2018.