Casting Call: Man’s Search for Meaning

Published July 8, 2016

In which we suggest who should star in the next big adaptation, remake, or historical film.

In 1991, the U.S.-based Book-of-the-Month Club conducted a reader survey, co-sponsored by the Library of Congress, asking members to name a “book that made a difference in your life.” Among the top ten titles was Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, a self-reflective account of the Vienna-native’s experience surviving Nazi death camps first published in 1946.

Recently, Deadline Hollywood announced that Straight Up Films has acquired the rights to adapt Man’s Search for Meaning into a movie. No information has surfaced regarding who will pen or direct the script, but with a book this beloved, the stakes are already high. 

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