Armenian Weekly – Star of “The Big Bang Theory” Kaley Cuoco will produce and star in the limited series adaptation of bestselling Armenian-American author Chris Bohjalian’s upcoming novel The Flight Attendant.
“I read The Flight Attendant and was hooked immediately,” Cuoco told Deadline.com. “Warner Bros. Television is my extended family and I’m so excited to work together and bring this amazing book to life with them.”
Bohjalian’s The Flight Attendant is due to be published in March 2018.
Cuoco recently launched a production company, Yes, Norman Productions, which signed an exclusive multi-year pod deal with Warner Bros. Television, which produces the award-winning CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory.”
“Color me grateful,” Bohjalian tweeted about the news. He added that he was “so thrilled,” and that there is no actor “more perfect” for the flight attendant than Kaley Cuoco.
Bohjalian is the author of 19 books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Sandcastle Girls, The Night Strangers, Skeletons at the Feast, and The Double Bind. His novel Midwives was a number one New York Times bestseller and a selection of Oprah’s Book Club. His work has been translated into more than 25 languages, and three of his novels have become movies. Bohjalian’s most recent novel, The Sleepwalker, was published in Jan. 2017.