John Romano

Writer-producer John Romano has signed with the William Morris Agency.

Romano recently adapted the Philip Roth novel “American Pastoral” for Lakeshore Entertainment, producer Lynda Obst and director Phillip Noyce. Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly and Evan Rachel Wood are in negotiations to topline the pic (Daily Variety, Jan. 29).

He also wrote “The Prodigy” for Revolution and the Coen brothers’ comedy “Intolerable Cruelty.”

On the TV side, Romano has penned and/or produced a slew of shows, including “Third Watch,” “L.A. Law” and “Party of Five”; he also did the rewrite for the “24” pilot.

He is now adapting the Russell Banks novel “Cloudsplitter” for HBO, and is the consulting producer on the NBC drama “American Dreams.”

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