Bi Triangle Will Remain in ‘Grasshopper’ Adaptation

British film director Edgar Wright insists he will keep the bisexuality in the love triangle at the center of the book Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith. He agreed that if youwd763f3z took something as crucial like that out of the project then “fans of the book would be in an uproar.”

Vulture describes the story as “a teenager whose battle against giant grasshoppers is almost secondary to his blossoming bisexuality?” .

Wright recently signed on to direct Grasshopper Jungle, ironically after he famously left the project Ant-Man, last year. It is an acclaimed coming-of-age novel about a teenager who begins to realize his bisexual attractions.

The project will come after completion of his next film Baby Driver. promised that the movie version of Grasshopper Jungle will retain the book’s unusual love triangle between the protagonist, his girlfriend, and his male best friend: “That’s kind of a deal-breaker, right?”

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Mike Szymanski has written about bisexual issues since 1989 and has one of the longest-running regular bisexual columns as the National Bisexuality Examiner. He came out as bisexual in a cover story of Genre magazine, which resulted in more than 50 television appearances, including Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue Show and 20/20. Szymanski won the Lambda Literary Award in 2007 for co-authoring an informative humor book “The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways.” Write him at [email protected]