From The Devil Wears Prada to The Bold Type, the new wave of pop culture books has yielded many impeccable movies and shows. Another name that will appear on this long list is Meg Ryan’s Netflix adaptation of A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out. Find here all you need to know about the book and Meg Ryan’s dabble in direction.
What is A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out about?
Not all of us are fortunate enough to find that our interests and skills collide. More often than not, one realizes that the career they want and the career they can succeed in are two very different things. The protagonist of A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out: A Novel finds that she falls in the unfortunate faction in this case.
Money is lucrative and the validation success gives you is enough to keep going. However, the feeling of doing what you love remains unmatched. Through the course of the novel, Casey is in a quandary over her goals in life. While she is busy dealing with the same, she also finds herself on the receiving end of sexual abuse. Casey is hit by a reality check and the difficulties of being a woman. She struggles to deal with the whirlwind of emotions and issues she needs to come to terms with.
Within no time, Sally Franson’s book became a fan favorite. From the exciting narration to a character so realistic and messy that makes you want to hug and knock some sense into her at the same time, this book has it all. A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out: A Novel is a perfect book to adapt and bring to life on the screens of Netflix. Meg Ryan, along with her team of writers, is ready to do the same.
Is this Meg Ryan’s directing debut on Netflix?
Meg Ryan will be back in the seat of a director after about 7 years. Her debut and, until recently, the only directing project was Ithaca in 2015. Her first project was also based on a novel. This one was called The Human Comedy by William Saroyan.
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