Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret was originally published in 1970. The often banned book has served as a manual guiding young women through puberty.
After nearly 50 years, the book has consistently been on the “must-read” fiction list decade after decade.
Blume granted the screen rights to writer and director Kelly Fremon and will be produced by James L. Brooks’ Gracie Films.
Official Synopsis: Margaret Simon, almost twelve, has just moved from New York City to the suburbs, and she’s anxious to fit in with her new friends. When she’s asked to join a secret club she jumps at the chance. But when the girls start talking about boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret starts to wonder if she’s normal. There are some things about growing up that are hard for her to talk about, even with her friends. Lucky for Margaret, she’s got someone else to confide in . . . someone who always listens.
So which of my books, kids and/or adult would you want to see adapted for series or movie? I ask because I’m in LA meeting with many talented people. I think the time has come.
— Judy Blume (@judyblume) August 2, 2018