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Joan Didion's "Goodbye to All That"—the O.G. "I'm leaving New York and I'm fine with it. I think. Kind of. Wait." essay that spurned a thousand copycat think pieces—is getting the movie treatment.
Deadline reports that it's been optioned by producers Megan Carlson and Brian Sullivan, who used to work together at George Lucas' ILM. "I tried to option it as a student when I was at the San Francisco Art Institute and was turned down," Sullivan said. "It's been a part of my being for 40 years, and then the planets aligned and here we are." Let the casting speculation begin.