Fox 2000 options ‘Language of Flowers’

Red Wagon to adapt debut book about woman overcoming troubled past

Fox 2000 has optioned Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s debut novel “The Language of Flowers.”

Lucy Fisher and Doug Wick will produce through their Red Wagon banner. Duo is also behind Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.”

“Flowers” tells the story of a young woman brought up in the foster care system who overcomes her troubled past by learning the Victorian art of flower arrangement.

Carla Hacken will oversee for Fox 2000, Rachel Shane will spearhead for Red Wagon.

Ballantine Books published “Flowers” in August.

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