The project could be a potential franchise-starring vehicle for Awkwafina, who recently received rave reviews for her performance in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell. The follow-up novel, Constance Verity Saves the World, was released last summer, and Martinez is currently writing the third book.
Jon Shestack, producer behind such films as Air Force One, Dan in Real Life, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, and Before I Fall, is producing the pic. He brought the project to Raffo and attached Awkwafina. Jon Silk is overseeing production alongside Jay Ashenfelter on behalf of Legendary.
First published in 2016 via Saga Press, the story centers on Constance Verity who, for mysterious reasons, was