The Secret Life of Bees will have its World Premiere at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. The "Gala Presentation" will be held September 5. The festival runs September 4-13.
Fox Searchlight began principal filming for the screen adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees on January 9th in North Carolina.
October 17, 2008
Written for the Screen and Directed by:
Based upon the novel by:
Sue Monk Kidd
The Secret Life of Bees is featured in the top box office feature, 'Bee Movie', an animated film written by Jerry Seinfeld. The novel is mentioned and shown briefly during a pivotal courtroom scene.
Sue has written the Introduction for a new edition of one of Thomas Merton's most enduring and popular books, New Seeds of Contemplation, published by New Directions, November 28, 2007. Sue's Introduction is a personal essay recounting her first visit to Merton's monastic hermitage at the age
The television adaptation of The Mermaid Chair starring Kim Basinger, Alex Carter and Bruce Greenwood is now available on iTunes. The movie originally debuted on Lifetime Television September 2006. In order to download, go to iTunes and search for The Mermaid Chair.