Sherman Alexie, Fox 2000 and Hugh Jackman are teaming up to bring

THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN to the big screen!

Sherman Alexie will adapt the screenplay, with Temple Hill (The Fault in Our Stars) and Donners' Company (Deadpool) producing. 

Hugh Jackman (who shared this photo on Instagram last year) will play a supporting role in the film as well as serve in some capacity.

The movie news was revealed by The Hollywood Reporter and has also been covered (so far) by VarietyTheWrapBroadway WorldScreenCrush, ComingSoon.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian has spent over 280 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list (5 weeks at #1) and celebrates its 10th anniversary next fall. LBYR will publish a special anniversary edition w/bonus content in October 2017!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (pb) 

9780316013697 (OSD: 4/1/09 - $15.99)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition) 

9780316504041 (OSD: 10/3/2017 - $20.99)

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