Karl Ove Knausgårds Road Trip Set For The Big Screen

Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgårds two part travelogue for the New York Times, My Saga, which traces the Vikings' migration to the US is to be adapted for the big screen by Alexander Payne. Producers Berger and Yerxa acquired the film rights to Knausgaard’s articles, which trace the Vikings’ journey from Newfoundland to Minnesota, after Berger read them on a flight to Scandinavia. His destination was a conference of independent producers so he was able to start rights negotiations almost immediately