David Yates, best known for his role as director in the Harry Potter movies, has decided to pick up a much smaller project to work on. He will be spearheading a movie adaptation of Emma Forrest’s book, Your Voice in my Head. Forrest has also reported that she will be providing the screenplay for the project as well!
There hasn’t been much released regarding the project, but it does have a director in tow that seems to know what he is doing.
Here’s an official description for you:
Emma Forrest, a British journalist, was just twenty-two and living the fast life in New York City when she realized that her quirks had gone beyond eccentricity. In a cycle of loneliness, damaging relationships, and destructive behavior, she found herself in the chair of a slim, balding, and effortlessly optimistic psychiatrist-a man whose wisdom and humanity would wrench her from the dangerous tide after she tried to end her life. She was on the brink of drowning, but she was still working, still exploring, still writing, and she had also fallen deeply in love. One day, when Emma called to make an appointment with her psychiatrist, she found no one there. He had died, shockingly, at the age of fifty-three, leaving behind a young family. Reeling from the premature death of a man who had become her anchor after she turned up on his doorstep, she was adrift. And when her all-consuming romantic relationship also fell apart, Emma was forced to cling to the page for survival and regain her footing on her own terms.
The book is a memoir about finding love, and the heartbreak that we deal with when it’s lost. Emma Forrest has also written three other novels, Namedropper (1998), Thin Skin (2002), Cherries in the Snow (2005) as well as contributed to the Ceremonials cd by Florence + the Machine.
You can visit her website for more information about the author.