You are here

"Go the F*ck to Sleep" Becoming a Movie?

Akashic Books

Go the F*ck to Sleep, the profane tongue-in-cheek “children’s book for adults,” is getting a film adaptation.  Yes, really.

The book, which was written by a dad who is beleaguered by a lengthy bedtime routine, started out as a Facebook status update and really took off when a reading by Samuel L. Jackson went viral.

Plus: Samuel L. Jackson Reads Go The F*ck To Sleep

Husband and wife duo Ken Marino and Erica Oyama have been tapped to write the script for Fox 2000.

Other surprising book adaptions have included What to Expect When You’re Expecting, based on the popular parenting guide, and self-help book He’s Just Not That Into You. If Go the F*ck to Sleep: The Movie follows their lead, it will likely be another ensemble romantic comedy. But if you ask us, we don’t quite share that creative vision.

Well, unless Samuel L. Jackson is picked to play the lead. Then we just might go the f*ck to the movie theater.

Plus: Q&A with Adam Mansbach of Go the F**k to Sleep Fame

What other not-quite-for-children's books would you like to see adapted to the big screen? Leave a comment and let us know.

comments