Adaptation of E.Lockhart’s We Were Liars Gets Its Writer
On 15th May 2014, E.Lockhart published her young adult novel We Were Liars it became the most talked about book last year and later went on to become Best Young Adult Fiction in Goodread’s Choice Awards 2014. Imperative Entertainment bought the rights for a film adaptation before its publication last year and Stephanie Shannon is to adapt the script. Imperative’s Bradley Thomas, Zak Kadison and Dan Friedkin will produce the project with Justin Catron as co-producer.
Cadence Sinclair, a 17-year-old girl who survived a horrible accident at her family’s summer home two years ago that she cannot remember. She returns, determined to remember the details of her accident but as the pieces start to come together, she discovers not only the painful truth of that night, but a shocking revelation about herself.
A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
We are the Liars. We are beautiful, privileged and live a life of carefree luxury. We are cracked and broken. A story of love and romance. A tale of tragedy. Which are lies? Which is truth?