On The Books: ‘Between Shades of Gray’ prepares for big screen debut | Shelf Life | EW.com
Film right have been secured for Between Shades of Gray, the 2011 best-selling YA novel by Rūta Šepetys. ‘Between Shades of Gray’ is the story of a young teenager, Lina Vilkas, who is deported to Siberia during Stalin’s reign during World War II and separated from her father. The rights were optioned by Sorrento Productions and Tauras Films, with the screenplay written by Sundance alum Ben York Jones. Marius Markevičius will sit in the director’s seat for the film, which is scheduled to start filming in 2014.