821 Entertainment Group Enters Agreement With John Grisham to Adapt ‘THE TESTAMENT’ With Academy Award Winner Mark Johnson and Hunt Lowry to Develop and Produce the Feature Film
“Mark Johnson and Hunt Lowry are the ideal partners to develop and produce John Grisham’s best-selling novel that combines heart, intrigue and eventually redemption as only Grisham can,” says Geadelmann. Horton added, “To work with
This project re-teams Grisham with Hunt Lowry, who produced the film adaptation of Grisham’s A TIME TO KILL in 1996 and has produced numerous feature films including DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA-YA SISTERHOOD and LAST OF THE MOHICANS. “I’ve always wanted to work with John again and have been searching for the perfect project to do with Mark, so to have all culminate in the making of THE TESTAMENT is exciting,” said Lowry. Academy Award winner
An international bestseller, THE TESTAMENT opens with an aged billionaire outsmarting his greedy heirs by signing a bombshell will and then jumping to his death. In a story that combines suspense with adventure, the novel takes readers on an adventure through the Brazilian wetlands and eventually questions one’s character and spirit.
“Hunt Lowry and I had a great time together twelve years ago when we filmed A TIME TO KILL. He and
Since first publishing A Time to Kill in 1989, Grisham has written one novel a year including The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client and The Rainmaker, all of which have already been box office successes. There are currently over 235 million
SOURCE 821 Entertainment Group