Dee Rees + Joan Didion = a match made in heaven


Dee Rees is set to direct an adaptation of Joan Didion's 1996 political thriller The Last Thing He Wanted, Variety reported.

“The Last Thing He Wanted” was optioned last year by Elevated’s Cassian Elwes, who also served as a producer on “Mudbound.” The thriller has a strong following among Didion fans, as it tells the story of a Washington Post reporter who quits her job at the paper to stumble into a job as an arms dealer for covert government forces.
Marco Villalobos will write the screenplay.

I'm a huge fan of both Rees and Didion so I'm waiting for this film with baited breath.