Jim Parsons Cast in ‘Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies’ Movie Based on Michael Ausiello Memoir

/Film | 12/6/2018 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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With The Big Bang Theory set to wrap up its 12th and final season next year, all eyes (well, maybe some eyes) are trained on its million-dollar stars and where they’ll go next.

Jim Parsons has already starred in a few prestige dramas and high-profile HBO movies, and it seems like his career will continue to flourish post-Big Bang Theory. The actor has been cast in the feature adaptation of Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, a film set to be directed by The Big Sick‘s Michael Showalter and based on Michael Ausiello‘s tragicomic memoir of the same name.

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Deadline reports that Focus Features has landed the rights to the Jim Parsons starring vehicle Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, a drama to be produced and directed by Showalter from a screenplay by David Marshall Grant and Dan Savage.

The film will be based on the 2017 memoir of the same name by Michael Ausiello, a well-respected TV insider and the president and editorial director of TVLine.com. But while TV fans mostly know him by his TV scoops and popular column “The Spoiler Room,” Ausiello was struggling with his the diagnosis of his partner, photographer Kit Cowan, with terminal cancer. The heartbreaking memoir chronicles the 11-month span between Cowan’s diagnosis and his passing, interweaving the story of...
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