Rumor Has It Paulo Coelho’s ‘The Alchemist’ is Getting the Movie Treatment

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist

Have you read Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist?

Written by celebrated Brazilian author Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist is about a shepherd boy named Santiago who keeps getting a recurring dream. In a desperate need to find out what it means, he sets out on a journey to self-discovery.

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The Alchemist is a classic novel that’s a staple in the literary world. It is quite impossible not to at least like the book; the novel’s theme on the man’s endless search for the meaning of life and happiness is a binding story everyone can relate to.

And now, 18 years after its first publication, rumors are swirling that a film adaptation to the famous novel is coming, to be produced by Sony. No confirmation has been given yet, nor a word on when production and the release date will be.

One thing’s for sure, though: we are gonna want to watch it, if this does come through.

How about you? Would you like to see The Alchemist on the big screen? Do you approve of this speculated adaptation? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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