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Tim Story in talks to direct Corduroy movie

15 November 2016 2:13 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that Fantastic Four and Ride Along director Tim Story is in talks to direct an adaptation of Don Freeman’s beloved children’s novel Corduroy for CBS Films.

Published in 1968, Corduroy has sold tens of millions of copies over the years, and tells the tale of a department store teddy bear who sets off on an adventure to find a missing button on his overalls so that he can find the home and the friend he’s always longed for.

Corduroy is listed on numerous ‘greatest children’s books’ polls, including the New York Public Library’s 100 Great Children’s Books From the Last 100 Years and the National Education Association’s Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children. »

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'Corduroy' Movie in the Works With 'Ride Along' Director Tim Story (Exclusive)

14 November 2016 2:31 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

The children’s classic Corduroy is heading to the big screen. Tim Story, the director of the Fantastic Four and Ride Along movies, is in negotiations to direct the adaptation of the Don Freeman book, which quietly got set up at CBS Films. The book tells of a teddy bear who, over the course of one night in a closed department store, goes on an adventure to find his lost button so that he can find the home and the friend that he has always wanted. But the book, published 1968 at the height of the civil rights era, broke ground

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