Julianne Moore Wants This Book To Be Turned Into A Movie, ASAP
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It was the first day of class for New York City public schools, and Julianne Moore came prepared. After making sure to eat a substantive breakfast, she headed to a small studio at the James Hotel in Soho, ready to talk about literacy.
It’s a cause she’s pursued in earnest recently, alongside an organization called Project Literacy, which launched a social media campaign last week. The effort highlights the potential effects of illiteracy, which correlate (although perhaps not causatively) with shorter life expectancy, gender inequity, malnutrition and poverty in general. Reading, Moore says, is often thought of as a personal pursuit, but the problem is: illiteracy is a social one.
It’s fitting that Moore, who is often typecast as a cerebral, confident character (Maude in “The Big Lebowski,” Julian in “Children of Men”), would be an evangelist for such a cause. She’s starred in a bevy of book adaptations, including “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “A Single Man,” “The Hunger Ga
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