After several years of plodding, and plotting, I finally have some great news to share with you:

The Great Big Jump will be headed for the big screen!

Yes, there is an ongoing movie development deal to turn this blog into a movie. The details have to be hush-hush for the moment, but for now this is what I have to share with all of you:

1) The project will be backed by a major Hollywood studio.

2) I will not only adapt the screenplay, but I have also been offered an advance that’s so big and significant that I may abandon my PhD studies and move to LA full time.

3) The movie will be shot mostly in Quezon City, which might disrupt normal activity around UP Diliman but still take advantage of the lush beauty of the main campus.

4) Jeremy Renner has agreed – no, volunteered – to play himself.

And, the most important detail of all…


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Happy April 1st from The Great Big Jump!  

Love, Stella

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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