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Film & TV News Is This A Room-Inspired Movie Adaptation in the Works

Sydney Sweeney will lead the movie with stage actors Josh Hamilton and Marchánt Davis.

Will Cobbs, Pete Simpson, and Emily Davis in <i>Is This A Room</i>
Will Cobbs, Pete Simpson, and Emily Davis in Is This A Room

Tina Satter's Is This A Room is coming to the big screen! The recently-announced movie adaptation will star Euphoria and White Lotus's Sydney Sweeney as whistleblower Reality Winner, according to Deadline.

The actor will be joined by stage and screen actor Josh Hamilton, who starred in Broadway's Proof, The Coast of Utopia, and Dead Accounts, and TV's The Walking Dead, along with Marchánt Davis, who starred in The Public Theatre's Ain't No Mo and The Lincoln Center's The Great Society.

Is This A Room interprets the transcript of the FBI interrogation of former Air Force intelligence specialist and government whistleblower Winner, who leaked an intelligence report about Russian interface in the 2016 United States elections. The show opened on Broadway October 11 at the Lyceum Theatre following its premiere during Vineyard Theatre's 2019 Off-Broadway season.

The creative team includes producers Riva Marker Noah Stahl, Brad Becker-Parton, Greg Nobile; executive producers Ellyn Daniels, Daniel Ginsberg, Bill Way, Elliott Whitton, Eva Maria Daniels, Andrew Beck, Philipp Englehorn, and Satter; and co-producers David Duque-Estrada and Rita Walsh. The movie will feature a script adapted by Satter and James Paul Dallas.

 
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