9-Year-Old's Dating Book Headed for the Big Screen

Fox buys movie rights to How to Talk to Girls
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2008 3:25 PM CST

(Newser) – Alec Greven, 9, knows more than How to Talk to Girls: He knows how to land a movie deal. Fox has purchased the rights to the fourth-grader’s self-help book, which offers advice like combing your hair and acting less hyper, the Hollywood Reporter notes. Fox paid in the low-to-mid six figures for the book, which Alec originally wrote for a school book fair.