Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle to Be Adapted for TV
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Cat’s Cradle, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved novels, may soon be coming to the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, IM Global Television has optioned the novel to be executive produced by Brad Yonover and Sandi Love of Elkins Entertainment. No word yet on what actors or directors might get involved.
Published in 1963, Cat’s Cradle was Vonnegut’s fourth novel and also one of his favorites. As The A.V. Club points out, Cat’s Cradle and Slaughterhouse-Five were the only works that Vonnegut himself gave an A-plus rating to:
Kurt Vonnegut grading his own work:pic.twitter.com/oY9ko3xpEf