Lawrence Blume (“Martin & Orloff”) has signed on to direct a film adaptation of beloved 1981 young adult novel “Tiger Eyes” says The Hollywood Reporter.
The story follows a teenage girl whose family is forced to move in with relatives in New Mexico after her father is killed in a convenience story robbery.
She meets an American Indian teen named Wolf, whose father is a terminally ill patient in the hospital at which the girl volunteers. Together they overcome her fear and grief.
Lawrence’s mother Judy Blume penned the book and co-wrote the screenplay with her son.