Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix

Michigan-based author Josh Malerman's debut novel 'Bird Box' is a Christmas release from Netflix in its Universal Pictures production directed by Denmark's Susanne Bier and starring Sandra Bullock. The post Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Bird Box' Gets the Netflix Bump

Just behind 'Becoming' is Josh Malerman's 'Bird Box,' which saw a significant sales bump thanks to the recent Netflix adaptation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Films based on books take 44% more at the box office

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office in the UK and 53% more worldwide than original screenplays, research from the Publishers Association (PA) has shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 06:30:03 UTC ]
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Mirror Books lands book behind Ted Bundy Netflix series

Mirror Books has acquired the book behind the Netflix series "The Ted Bundy Tapes" with plans to publish next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns

The day includes two sets of pitch sessions of books for possible film or virtual-reality development, each followed by networking sessions. The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ Networking Day Returns appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’

Minecraft, Angry Birds, 'Valérian et Laureline,' and many more high-visibility properties are spotlighted in a daylong focus at Frankfurt on cross-media development. The post At Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘A Book Is a Film Is a Game’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Viking swoops in on Tim Birkhead's bird book in four-way auction

Viking's new editorial director Tom Killingbeck has made his first acquisition at the publisher following a four-way bidding war for a "sweeping history" of birdlife and humankind by scientist and writer Tim Birkhead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 01:11:17 UTC ]
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Idris Elba snares Derek Owusu's book for film and TV

Idris Elba's production company Green Door Pictures has secured film and TV rights to #Merky Books' forthcoming title Teaching My Brother To Read by Derek Owusu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 07:05:06 UTC ]
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New subscription box service confronts lack of representation in children's books

A new subscription service offering monthly deliveries of black children's literature has been launched in response to the lack of children’s books in the UK featuring BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 16:01:04 UTC ]
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‘The Last Kids on Earth’ leaps from books to Netflix to toys. Next stop: billion-dollar franchise

The brand strategy behind the best-selling book series expanding to Netflix, toys, and video games. When my son Henry was seven he hated reading. Hated it. Loved the story part, hated the reading part. Now 10 years old, Henry is rarely farther than arm’s length away from a book.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-30 07:00:43 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Jenny Slate's New Book Is a Box of Treats

The actor, stand-up comic, and children’s book author invites readers into her head with a collection of “little weirds.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph to visit UK to mark book launch

Marc Randolph, co-founder and first c.e.o. of Netflix, will arrive in London next month to mark the publication of his book telling the inside story of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 21:01:15 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Calls for ‘Revolutionary’ Book Pitches for Film

At the Frankfurter Buchmesse, a "Focus: Film" networking sequence will include a pitching session for books with potential for screen development. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Calls for ‘Revolutionary’ Book Pitches for Film appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-14 05:30:30 UTC ]
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Should books include credits like films?

Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writing can involve lots of lonesome glaring at an... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-19 06:01:08 UTC ]
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PRH acquires novelisation of Netflix film The Prom

Penguin Random House has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to the novelisation of ‘The Prom’, a musical and film that launches on Netflix next year, written by Saundra Mitchell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 10:57:52 UTC ]
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