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James Baldwin Estate Administrator Eileen Ahearn Dies at 75

A former assistant to Toni Morrison, Ahearn was the steward of Baldwin’s archives and managed the film rights to his books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘More zeros than I’ve seen in my life’: the author who got a six-figure deal via ‘BookTok’

After she was dropped by her agent, Alex Aster turned to a books-obsessed corner of TikTok to gauge interest in her YA novel … and now Lightlark is one of the most eagerly anticipated releases of the yearHaving finally published her first novel, Alex Aster was feeling disheartened. The book had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-16 13:32:30 UTC ]
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Propagate Content snaps up film rights to Doshi's Burnt Sugar

Propagate Content has bagged the film rights for Avni Doshi's Booker Prize-shortlisted novel Burnt Sugar (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-06 05:42:15 UTC ]
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Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’

Mark Gordon's new production company's London wing has picked up the forthcoming HarperCollins UK release. The post Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 18:13:27 UTC ]
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Nico Walker has seen the film adaptation of his book, and he’s not impressed.

The movie adaptation of Nico Walker’s Cherry—the best-selling debut novel about an Iraq veteran turned heroin addict turned bank robber—will be released in theaters in two days, directed by the Russo Brothers (who you might know from Avengers) and starring Tom Holland (who you might know from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-24 18:21:44 UTC ]
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Netflix snaps up film rights to McDermott's Wilde and Chase series

Netflix has acquired film rights to all 15 titles in Andy McDermott's Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 14:06:57 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Sony buys film rights to Kwan's Sex and Vanity

Sony Pictures has bought the film rights to Kevin Kwan's new novel Sex and Vanity (Hutchinson). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-12 16:38:32 UTC ]
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Film4 options Lynda Clark's debut sci-fi

Film4 has acquired TV and film rights to Lynda Clark's sci-fi novel, Beyond Kidding, published by Fairlight Books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 14:42:54 UTC ]
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Scott's Treachery of Spies on track for TV drama

TV and film rights in Manda Scott's historical thriller A Treachery of Spies have sold to London-based production outfits Beaglepug Films and Enriched Media Group.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 05:02:51 UTC ]
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Film rights for Osman debut novel bought by Amblin in 14-way auction

Film rights to Richard Osman’s debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club (Viking), have been snapped up by Amblin Partners in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:08:49 UTC ]
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O'Farrell's Hamnet optioned by Hera Pictures

TV and film rights for Maggie O’Farrell’s Women’s Prize for Fiction-longlisted Hamnet (Tinder Press) have been optioned by Hera Pictures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 16:28:24 UTC ]
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Michael Fassbender to adapt Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier.

Good news, lovers of brooding Irish actors and tragicomic literary noir: Michael Fassbender—the Academy Award-nominated Hiberno-German star of Inglourious Basterds, Shame, and the latest incarnation of the X-Men movies—has optioned the film rights to Night Boat to Tangier, Irish author Kevin... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-18 17:38:18 UTC ]
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Sony Pictures secures film rights to Taylor’s Malamander

Sony Pictures has secured the film rights for Thomas Taylor’s middle-grade novel Malamander for a “substantial” pre-empt, Walker Books has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 15:19:58 UTC ]
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Universal options film rights to Jojo Moyes' latest

Universal Pictures has reportedly optioned the film rights to author Jojo Moyes' forthcoming novel The Giver of Stars (Michael Joseph), with director Ol Parker of the "Mamma Mia!" sequel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 14:37:21 UTC ]
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Film deal for Hurley as John Murray snaps up third novel

John Murray has snapped up Costa First Novel winner Andrew Michael Hurley's third novel as film rights go to House Productions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:10:44 UTC ]
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Ebury bags ‘feminist Lord of the Flies’ thriller

Ebury imprint Del Rey has scooped the "compulsive and brutal, feminist speculative thriller" The Grace Year by Kim Liggett, with translation rights sold in 13 countries and Universal Pictures optioning the film rights.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amblin takes on Parkin's 'secret game' for film

Amblin Partners has acquired the film rights to award-winning writer and journalist Simon Parkin’s forthcoming non-fiction book A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game That Won The War (Sceptre). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marlon James’ ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ to be adapted by Michael B. Jordan and Warner Bros.

Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society and Warner Bros. have acquired the film rights to the epic fantasy novel “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” by Marlon James. The first novel of the Dark Star trilogy, “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” is based on African mythology. Set in a world of competing kingdoms and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Brilliant Friend director talks about bringing Elena Ferrante’s beloved novel to life for HBO

Italian director Saverio Costanzo spoke with Fast Company about the challenge of adapting the first novel in the Neapolitan series (as a man, no less). In 2007, Italian director Saverio Costanzo wrote to the publisher of Elena Ferrante’s novella The Lost Daughter and asked if he could option the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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