john belushi is dead

Kathy Charles’ novel, John Belushi Is Dead, has been optioned by the producers of Because of Winn-Dixie, Ralph Singleton and Joan Singleton.

Joan Singleton plans to adapt the book and produce the film with Ralph Singleton.

Published by MTV Books in August, the book’s protagonist is obsessed with celebrity deaths, including Belushi, James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, and Sharon Tate.

From Variety.