Based on a best-selling book from a beloved author, this The Midnight Library adaptation has a lot of fans waiting for any news they can get.
This heartwarming and thought-provoking tale follows Nora Seed as she discovers a library between life and death, filled with books that allow her to explore different versions of her life. As viewers, we will be transported into a world where the choices we make or could have made shape our lives in unimaginable ways.
The Midnight Library adaptation promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally captivating journey, delving deep into the themes of regret, resilience, and the power of human connection.
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This page was updated: 8/4/23
About The Book:
Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices…Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets? A novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived.
Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these other lives truly be better?
Nora Seed finds herself faced with this decision. Faced with the possibility of changing her life for a new one, following a different career, undoing old breakups, realizing her dreams of becoming a glaciologist; she must search within herself as she travels through the Midnight Library to decide what is truly fulfilling in life, and what makes it worth living in the first place.
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Current Production Status:
As of August 2023 the project was still in development with no news since September 2020.
The Midnight Library Adaptation Timeline:
In September 2020 a week before the publication of The Midnight Library it was announced that the film rights had been optioned to Blueprint and StudioCanal.
Author Matt Haig: “I am so excited that The Midnight Library film is in the best hands. Having worked with Blueprint and StudioCanal before, it was a no-brainer the moment they offered. I can’t wait to see Nora’s adventures through the multiverse translated to screen.”
There have been no updates regarding the film since the original announcement.
Who Owns The Rights:
Blueprint (The Banshees of Inisherin) and StudioCanal (Paddington) are partnering for production and distribution of the film.
Who Is Attached:
As of Summer 2023 there have been no casting announcements or names attached to the film.
With the project still in the very early stages of development there are currently no known filming locations yet.
There is currently no estimated release timeframe made public as of Summer 2023 for when this movie will come to our screens.
Previous mentions on AiLL:
This book has not been feature on Alison in Libraryland before.
Other Adaptations From This Author:
‘How To Stop Time‘ is in active development with Benedict Cumberbatch attached to star in the film.
‘Father Christmas and Me’ Matt Haig’s children’s book is also being adapted into a movie.
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