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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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New Pictures options Sarah Govett’s The Territory

Production company New Pictures has optioned the TV and film rights to Sarah Govett’s YA novel The Territory (Firefly Press). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony Pictures buys Bad Mermaids film rights

Sony Pictures Animation has optioned the film rights to Sibéal Pounder’s Bad Mermaids series, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft and published by Bloomsbury. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ferry good show: McFall trilogy sells into 14 markets

Scottish author Claire McFall’s Ferryman trilogy has sold in 14 territories since the film rights were bought by Legendary Entertainment in January, says Ben Illis, founder of the Ben Illis Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kiwi that inspired Daniel Mallory's The Woman in the Window

When it was still a manuscript, The Woman in the Window inspired a publishers' bidding frenzy, reportedly earning its author Daniel Mallory a seven-figure advance. Film rights were optioned and it has now topped The New York Times bestseller list. Daniel Mallory (aka AJ Finn) talks to Stephen... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity discussions lead IPG autumn conference

Diversity in the book industry, Amazon and selling TV and film rights were some of the hot topics of the IPG's biggest ever autumn conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Jacaranda's Book of Harlan

Director Mark Tonderai has acquired the film rights to Jacaranda Books title The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film rights to YA debut S.T.A.G.S snapped up

Feature film rights for M A Bennett’s debut YA novel S.T.A.G.S have been bought by Chernin Entertainment, ahead of its UK publication. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Willow Smith snaps up film rights to Rebel of the Sands

Willow Smith has bought the film rights to YA fantasy trilogy Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Faber) with a view to starring in it. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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