Oren Segal finds Beauty August 5, 2008 Lisa Lerner’s ‘Just Like Beauty’ Preps for the Big Screen Oren Segal has optioned Lisa Lerner’s debut novel ‘Just Like Beauty.’ The dark comedy – set in a dystopic future replete with a gang of blowtorchers, mutant grasshoppers and an underground suicide cult – centres on 14-year-old Edie Stein, who competes in a beauty pageant to please her mother. Nick Pustay (Camille) has been tapped to adapt the novel for the big screen. Segal is a manager at Media Talent Group. He raised independent development funds out of China to develop ‘Just Like Beauty.’ Segal is also producing a big screen adaptation of Michael Hornburg’s novel “Downers Grove.” Bret Easton Ellis has been tapped write. That project is out to directors.