Coming Soon To A Theater Near You … ‘Lean In?’

LeanInCover650Is the silver screen next for Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg? Deadline Hollywood reported that Sony Pictures pre-emptively acquired the film rights to Sandberg’s book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.

According to Deadline Hollywood, veteran television writer and director Nell Scovell, who worked on the book with Sandberg, will write the script for the film, which will be a narrative film based on themes in Lean In, and not a biography of Sandberg.

Sony Pictures was also the studio behind The Social Network.

Readers: Which actress should portray Sandberg in the Lean In movie?

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Marketing with Facebook Insights

Marketing with Facebook InsightsStarting October 2, learn how to use Facebook's analytics tool to track and optimize your marketing efforts! Taught by the group marketing manager of social media at Microsoft/BingAds, Geoffrey Colon will show you how insights works, how to measure key performance indicators, and make your data actionable. Register now!