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Producer of Normal People, Element Pictures, has acquired the film and television rights to Nicola Dinan’s much-awaited debut, Bellies. 

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Like how it developed the BBC/Hulu Sally Rooney adaptations Normal People and Conversations with Friends, 

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Element will turn Bellies into an eight-part, 30-minute television series. 

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To turn the book into an eight-episode television series, Dinan will collaborate with the Fremantle-owned business. 

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. Next summer, the book will be published in both the UK and the US. “Bellies” is about “two gay students 

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who fall in love at university and find their relationship profoundly upended when Ming comes out as trans and plans to transition,” according to the logline 

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Along with De Maio Entertainment, Fremantle will represent worldwide sales for the movie.  

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Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, and Chelsea Morgan Hoffmann of Element Pictures will also executive produce with Dinan. 

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According to Guiney, Lowe, and Hoffmann, “Nicola’s writing, which is in equal parts humorous and heart-breaking, quickly captivated and transported us to the love tale between Tom and Ming.