Page Six: Maggie Gyllenhaal is ready to be a director

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Dec 8, 2018

Maggie Gyllenhaal who stars in the hot Netflix film “The Kindergarten Teacher,” is working on her directing debut.

“I’m adapting an Elena Ferrante novel called ‘The Lost Daughter,’ ” she said during a “Kindergarten Teacher” Q&A at the Hotel Plaza Athenée.

“I actually just finished the second draft of the adaptation. I’m still working on it, but I’m just now starting to think about the elements of directing it.”

She admitted: “I feel actually sometimes terrified about the idea of directing. But I also think I have to.”

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