"She’d given up on the movies. Author Karin Slaughter may have seemed an ideal fit for adaptations, given the addictive nature and sheer popularity of her work, which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. But for 17 years, she was told her novels were 'too female-centric' by producers and execs, and eventually she stopped trying to get them on screen. 'I was just so disillusioned,' she says.
Then, as if with a snap of the fingers, everything changed."
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