"Warshawski," a film based on the works of Kansas native Sara Paretsky, is scheduled to begin shooting this fall at Walt Disney Studios. Kathleen Turner is scheduled to play the Chicago detective who's the central character of six Paretsky novels.
Paretsky is the daughter of Mary and David Paretsky of Eudora. David Paretsky recently retired from the faculty at Kansas University. Mary Paretsky is the children's librarian at the Lawrence Public Library.