Gabrielle Union Acquires The Film Rights To Novel "500 Words Or Less"


    Deadline has introduced information that Gabriele Union has secured the rights to Juleah Del Rosario’s debut novel, 500 Words Or Less, which follows a younger lady who begins writing faculty admission letters to Ivy League establishments for her friends in an try to shed her tarnished fame. 

    The Being Mary Jane actress will work with Rebel Maverick and Amyale to show the novel into a significant movement image. Union, who has produced tasks prior to now, has acquired the mission by her I’ll Have Another Productions firm and can be engaged on it in collaboration with Holly Shakoor Fleischer, Manaal Khan and Matt Nicholas. The former will oversee the manufacturing the movie for Union’s firm whereas the latter will work with Maverick and Amyale as half the manufacturing workforce.

    In a press release, Union stated, “I’m such a fan younger grownup tales normally however this novel actually acquired me. It is superbly written solely in verse and the exploration id and what which means to you and people round you is one thing that my manufacturing firm is concentrated on exploring with all of the tales we select to inform. This one actually hit dwelling and I’m excited to be half bringing it to life as precisely as we presumably can.”

    In one other assertion, Nicholas and Khan shared their anticipation and heralded Union’s involvement.”Gabrielle Union has championed the YA style for years, giving us some our all-time favorites,” they stated. “We couldn’t assume a greater collaborator for this distinctive and poetic coming age story.”