Monday, December 6, 2010
A source said: “David is delighted. He is really proud of his books, which have become a big success over the years.”
The best-selling novel, which was published in 2008, is already at the casting stage.
Hat Trick, the firm behind Father Ted and Have I Got News For You, are looking for boys to play the main role of Dennis. The 12-year-old has a troubled home life and decides to wear a dress so he can pretend to be a girl at school.
The programme makers are hoping for an inspirational family hit similar to Billy Elliot.