Spielberg to reteam with Kushner for `The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara`
Washington, April 18 : Steven Spielberg has and screenwriter Tony Kushner may come together for the film-adaptation of David Kertzer novel ' The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara '.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, sources revealed that Kushner had been roped in to adapt the religious period drama back in 2008, but switched his focus to 'Lincoln' when Spielberg decided to make the Oscar-nominated film his next project.
The novel revolves around the tale of a 6-year-old Jewish boy who is seized by the police and removed from his parents' home in 1858 and is raised as a Catholic and became a priest in the Augustinian order. (ANI)