Scorcese To Produce Adaptation of Jo Nesbo Novel
Thomas Alfredson, has been tapped to direct a big screen adaptation of span style=”color: #00ff00;”>The Snowman – a best-selling novel by Norwegian author Jo Nesbo.
Universal and Working Title Films are adapting the story.
Alfredson, who previously helmed Let the Right One In and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, is currently hammering out the screenplay together with Soren Sveistrup, creator of the Danish version of TV’s The Killing.
The story concerns Harry Hole, a tough detective with the Oslo police force. Hole, who has been featured in ten previous Nesbo novels, is called in to investigate the disappearance of a woman after a scarf is found wrapped around a snowman.
Martin Scorcese, who was once interested in directing the film, is producing the project, alongside Nesbo and Niclas Salomonsson.