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Andrew Holleran’s Classic Gay Novel ‘Dancer From The Dance’ Is Becoming a Movie

Andrew Holleran's Classic Gay Novel 'Dancer From The Dance' Is Becoming a Movie

With “Stonewall” almost a distant memory, let’s look to some future film projects with a little more promise.

It has been announced that Andrew Holleran’s 1978 novel “Dancer From The Dance” will be turned into a feature film via director Alan Poul (“Six Feet Under”) and writers Joshua Harmon, John Krokidas and Austin Bunn (the latter two co-wrote “Kill Your Darlings”). Much stronger hands than a certain Roland to take on a historical gay story: “Dancer” follows a lawyer who gives up his day job and immerses himself in the ’70s social scene of gay men in New York City and Fire Island

Deadline reports:

Poul’s TV directing credits include Six Feet Under, The Newsroom, Rome, Swingtown, and the feature The Back-up Plan. RT Features’ productions include Frances Ha, Love is Strange, Mistress America, and The Witch. Screenplay is by Joshua Harmon, John Krokidas, and Austin Bunn. Poul, Rodrigo Teixeira, and Mauricio Zacharias will produce. Production is scheduled for summer 2016 and WME is packaging.

Consider us excited.

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