by Susana Polo | 11:46 am, May 14th, 2013
We were just as incredulous as you: Tiger Eyes, which is being released simultaneously in select theaters, iTunes, and on demand services on June 7th, is the first big screen adaptation of at Judy Blume book ever. Eventually, it took a script from Blume and directing from her filmmaker son to convince a studio to buy into a small budget adaptation of Tiger Eyes. Even then, after the film wrapped, the deal fell apart, Blume spent a year getting control of the movie back and almost couldn’t find a new distributor, despite a Hollywood-wide obsession with finding the next big phenomenon from Young Adult literature.
Blume and her son Lawrence talked about the process of getting Tiger Eyes made to Entertainment Weekly:READ MORE