"The Fosters" scribe Marissa Jo Cerar has been tapped to rewrite "The Other Typist" for Fox Searchlight
The Fosters scribe Marissa Jo Cerar has been tapped to rewrite The Other Typist for Fox Searchlight. Keira Knightley has long been attached to star and produce in the film, along with Scott Free UK. The film is a pitch-black comedy about a police stenographer accused of a murder in 1920s Manhattan, based on the novel by Suzanne Rindell.
The novel was optioned in 2013 by Fox Searchlight. The story centers on Rose, a lonely typist in a police precinct who befriends a mysterious co-worker who introduces her to the glamorous forbidden underworld of 1920s New York.
Marissa Jo Cerar is a supervising producer on the hit Netflix show 13 Reasons Why. Her 2014 Blacklist script Conversion was recently bought by K Media. She is represented by ICM Partners, managers Heroes and Villains and law firm Myman Greenspan Fineman Fox Rosenberg Light.