Daniel Lagana has been set to adapt the debut novel by New York-based eighth-grade teacher Jake Wizner, Spanking Shakespeare, for Paramount Pictures.

According to Variety, the story centers on Shakespeare Shapiro, who chronicles every mortifying detail of his quest to get into college and find a girlfriend in his memoir.

Spanking Shakespeare, which was published in paperback in October, will be released under Paramount's MTV Films label.

No production date has been set.