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Steven Spielberg's Amblin Will Adapt World War II Drama 'Daughters of the Resistance'

Steven Spielberg's Amblin Will Adapt World War II Drama 'Daughters of the Resistance'
From Slashfilm - February 11, 2018

Steven Spielbergs Amblin Partners have optioned the rights toDaughters of the Resistance, a book proposal about female resistance fighters who fought against the Nazis in World War II. The book isnt due out till 2020, but the subject matter was more than enough to catch the eye of Spielberg and company. No word on if Spielberg plans to direct, or only serve as a producer.

Steven Spielberg has some history with portraying the events of World War II on screen. Schindlers List, which won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, alsowon Spielberg a Best Director Oscar. Spielberg took home another Best Director Oscar forSaving Private Ryan, and he served as executive producer on the HBO WWII dramasBand of Brothers andThe Pacific. And then, of course, there are theIndiana Jones films.

NowThe Hollywood Reporter reveals that Spielbergs Amblin Partners have optionedDaughters of the Resistance: Valor, Fury, and the Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitlers Ghettos, a book proposal by Judy Batalion.

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