James Norton to feature in “A little life”, Adaptation of Hanya Yanagihara

A Little Life to lead by  James Norton!

Ivo van Hove’s direction thought of James Norton as the best one to shoot the star cast with James Norton. The novel which got popular among the bookworms titled “A Little life” by Hanya Yanagihara will now be a film. So, get ready as it is to open in London’s West End.

The production happens to be at the Harold Pinter theatre which runs from 25 March to 18 June. From the best-selling novel to adaptation by Van hove with Koen Tachelet it will be the first English-language production of the novel.

 Zach Wyatt, James Norton, Omari Douglas, Luke Thompson
credits: Charlie Gray

This is not the first time, Van Hove Already directed a film in Dutch at the great Edinburgh international festival this year. He did it with his Internationaal Theater Amsterdam. Later the version was quite appreciated and loved by the viewers. Even Mark Fisher even called it “mesmerizing” and he got quite emotional whilst watching it and asked the viewers with sensitive heart to take care of.

About the book

As the title suggests “A Little Life”, the book is also about the life of a little child, who faces abuse. The story revolves around the trauma of the little child, his depression and fears, his survival including love. The story also includes a lawyer named Jude whose character will be played by Happy Valley including James Norton.
Other cast member includes Omari Douglas, Luke Thompson and Zach Wyatt who will be playing the role of Jude’s university friends.
Hanya Yanagihara
AP Photo/Frank Augstein

Talking about Yanagihara, so she finds the cast to be “most extraordinary” and she quite excited for the release. Meanwhile, Van Hove, the director is all set to start the beginning rehearsals with this extraordinary and committed group of actors to reveal the work afresh for audiences from across the UK.