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Glee‘s Chris Colfer to Adapt His Movie Struck By Lightning as Young Adult Novel

Chris Colfer
Chris Colfer

Glee star Chris Colfer will adapt the forthcoming film, Struck By Lightning, which he wrote and co-stars in, as a young adult novel, according to

The novel, Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal, centers on a high school senior who blackmails fellow students to contribute to his literary magazine. The book will be released on November 20.

In addition to his work on Glee, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and two Emmy Award nominations, Colfer appeared in the staged reading of Dustin Lance Black’s 8, and earlier this year released the book, The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell.

Click here to read TheaterMania’s recent interview with Chris Colfer.