Martha Director To Helm “Prairie” Film

“Martha Marcy May Marlene” filmmaker Sean Durkin is in negotiations to direct a big screen adaptation of the classic family drama series “Little House on the Prairie” for Sony Pictures.

Loosely based on children’s books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, the iconic series followed a pioneer family living in the 1880s in the American Midwest. Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert starred.

Durkin takes over from David Gordon Green who was previously on board to direct. Abi Morgan penned the script, Scott Rudin is producing.

Source: THR