Marcos Bernstein has been tapped to adapt the Paulo Coelho novel Eleven Minutes for New Line Cinema. Gianni Nunnari is producing via his Hollywood Gang.
The erotically charged tale centers on a Brazilian woman who goes to Switzerland to seek her fortune only to find work in a gentleman’s club. Her journey of self-discovery takes her on the many roads of sex and love.
Brazilian writer Coelho is the author of the worldwide best-seller “The Alchemist.”
Craig Flores and Alan Finkelstein are executive producing “Minutes,” as is George Waud. Nathalie Peter-Contesse is co-producing. Hollywood Gang is co-financing with the studio.
Nunnari produced Warner Bros.’ adaptation of Frank Miller’s graphic novel 300 and is adapting Miller’s miniseries Ronin, also for Warners.