Director Ramin Bahrani is moving from foreclosed homes and on to burned books.
The iconic story follows Guy Montag, a fireman who meets a precocious young women and starts second-guessing the whole book burning thing that his dystopian society insists upon.
This isn’t the first time the tale’s been told on the silver screen. Director Francois Truffaut adapted the novel way, way back in 1966, which starred Oskar Werner and the indelible Julie Christie.
Back in the late aughts, the ever unfortunate Frank Darabont was pegged to direct a remake starring Tom Hanks, but The Walking Dead and Cloud Atlas happened, instead.
Fingers crossed Bahrani casts Michael Shannon for Montag. Oh, baby.