Movie news: Leonard Peacock has a director, and he is Channing Tatum.

From the Hollywood Reporter:

Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin are attached to co-direct and produce an adaptation of Matthew Quick's YA book Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock for The Weinstein Co.

Tatum, receiving strong reviews in Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher and hot off Sony's summer hit 22 Jump Street, would also possibly star in the film. The pair are developing the project for their Free Association banner and will produce along with the company's Peter Kiernan.

Review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock.

Booklist: Walt Whitman.

A/V, Books -- YA, NewsLeila RoyComment