Home is Burning is gaining Miles Telling as not only the star actor but also a producer in the upcoming film. The film is the big screen adaptation of the forthcoming memoir by Dan Marshall.
The novel is Marshall’s debut and details the author’s post-grad life when he moves back into his crowded home with four other siblings after his mother’s cancer relapse and his father’s ALS diagnosis. The memoir, to be released this October, has already garnered praised for its dark humor and wit, drawing comparisons to writers like David Sedaris and Dave Eggers.
Teller is most known for playing Andrew, the main character in one of the best films of 2014, Whiplash. He also appears in the recently released sequel film, Insurgent. He was also cast in Fox’s upcoming Fantastic Four reboot and the lead in boxing drama biopic Bleed for This.
Home is Burning will be co-produced and directed by Jonathan Levine who previously worked on Warm Bodies, 50/50 and The Wackness. Author Marshall is adaptation his own work for the screenplay.