Studio Universal , which will present the sequel to Fifty Shades of Gray in February, intends to create another melodramatic franchise. As the portal Deadline found out, the major acquired the rights to film a series of novels about Lucky Santangelo by popular writer Jackie Collins .|
The new project is being produced by Debra Hayward (Spy Get Out!), Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks), Tim Bevan (The Big Lebowski) and Eric Fellner (Fargo). The director for the future film has not yet been found, and Moira Buffini has already taken up the writing of the script, having worked on such dramas as "Jane Eyre" and "Irresistible Tamara". The Collins novel series includes nine novels, and the leadership of Universal intends to create a trilogy based on them.
Lucky Santangelo is one of the most famous heroines created by Jackie Collins . The events of the original novels cover the period from the 1920s to the present, and their central characters are the Italian-American gangster Gino and his beautiful daughter Lucky .
It is noteworthy that the series of books about Lucky has already been adapted for small screens: in 1990 there was a mini-series "Lucky Chances" ( Lucky Chances ) starring Nicollette Sheridan , and already in 1992 the heroine was played by Kim Delaney in the television drama "Lady Boss" ( Lady Boss ).
The Topic of Article: Universal is preparing a trilogy about the daughter of the mafia.