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Montecito Acquires Film Rights to ‘Big In China’

23 March 2011

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Montecito Acquires Film Rights to ‘Big In China’

Journalist Alan Paul’s new memoir about his unlikely adventures in Beijing is being developed with an eye for Ivan Reitman to direct.

Ivan Reitman and Tom Pollock’s Montecito Pictures has acquired the film rights to journalist Alan Paul’s new memoir Big in China: My Unlikely Adventure Raising a Family, Playing the Blues and Reinventing Myself in Beijing.

Big in China is being developed with an eye for Reitman to direct. Project is out to writers.

Paul’s memoir, published by HarperCollins, hit bookstands on March 1. The book recounts his time in Beijing, where he relocated from suburban New Jersey with his family when his wife, Rebecca Blumenstein, was named The Wall Street Journal’s China bureau chief.

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via The Hollywood Reporter

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