Michael Lewis is no stranger to the world of successful mooks. “The Blind Side,” which was based on Lewis’ The Blind Slide: Evolution of a Game, was not just a box-office smash, but incredibly touching and wonderfully performed. It was nominated for awards at several ceremonies, including Best Picture at the Oscar’s, and Sandra Bullock’s portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy deserved every award she won. Personally, I’ve probably seen the movie over ten times and never fail to cry at least once.
Lewis’ most recent film adaptation, based off Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, has accumulated tons of nominations and Oscar Buzz. Starring Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill, “Moneyball” was well received by both viewers and critics. So it should come as no surprise that his next novel up at bat,Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life, has been picked up for adaptation by Disney.
Without a doubt, Lewis has a talent for storytelling and I will be astounded if the adaptation of Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life is anything less than stellar.
– via The Huffington Post “Michael Lewis’ Coach: ‘Moneyball’ Author’s Book To Be Made Into a Movie By Disney