Madonna to helm film adaptation of interracial romance novel `Ade: A Love Story`

ANI| Updated: Mar 26, 2014, 15:38 PM IST

Washington: Madonna will be directing the film adaptation of the interracial romance novel by Rebecca Walker ` Ade: A Love Story`.

Reportedly, the 55-year-old singer made her directorial debut with 2011`s British romantic drama `W.E` that grossed only 583,000 dollars at the domestic box office.

Walker`s debut novel centers on a 19-year-old American student who falls in love with a young Muslim man while travelling in Africa.

The film will be produced by `Silver Linings Playbook` producer Bruce Cohen via his Bruce Cohen Productions, along with Jessica Leventhal, the company`s director of development, and Walker.