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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Netflix's comic books are a preview of potential franchises

Netflix recently announced its first-ever acquisition: Millarworld. The company was built by successful comics creator Mark Millar, known for works that easily translate to cinema. The movies Wanted, Kick-Ass and Kingsman are all based on his graphic... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix's first comic book is Mark Millar's 'The Magic Order'

When Netflix acquired Mark Millar's comic book empire in August, many assumed the streaming service would just adapt his various works for the screen. That isn't quite the case: Netflix announced today that it will publish The Magic Order as a comic... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of November 6, 2017

Lena Dunham options a YA book; Hulu nabs Ralph Ellison's 1952 National Book Award-winner, 'Invisible Man,' for TV; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of October 23, 2017

This week's hot film deals include a TV option for a bestselling Dutch memoir, and a deal for a Wattpad novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, Week of October 9, 2017

This week's book to film deals include a TV deal for the new book by Robert Harris, and a TV deal for a memoir by Tina Brown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, Week of September 25, 2017

The forthcoming novel by James Patterson and Bill Clinton, as well as Karen McManus' YA bestseller 'One of Us Is Lying,' are among the books that have been optioned this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of September 11, 2017

Books being optioned this week include a Dracula prequel, a novel about Japanese internment camps and a lauded backlist title about an English professor at the University of Missouri. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, Week of August 21, 2017

The forthcoming romantic comedy co-written by 'Rosie Project' author Graeme Simsion and his wife is nabbed for film by Fox Searchlight, while Pascal Pictures picks up the true tale of an Italian teenager who became an unexpected WWII hero. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-22 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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Mark Millar's superhero rise from comic book nerd to Netflix winner

How Scotsman made multi-million pound leap from page to screen with sale of Millarworld titles to US streaming giantLike many comic book writers and artists, Mark Millar’s love of comics began as a young child when his older brother would take him to comic book shops. But now the Scottish author... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix buys Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld

Netflix has bought Scottish comic book publisher Millarworld in its first ever acquisition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix Makes First Acquisition With Comic-Book Publisher

Netflix announced its first-ever acquisition, snapping up a comic-book publisher and pushing a strategy that has also been popular with major Hollywood studios for years: Superheroes.Netflix agreed to buy Millarworld, the publisher behind characters and stories like "Kingsman" and "Old Man... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix buys comic book company behind Kick-Ass and Kingsman

Streaming giant aims to copy Marvel owner Disney’s superhero strategy with Millarworld, its first ever acquisitionNetflix has made its first acquisition, buying the Glasgow-based comic book company behind Kick-Ass and Kingsman, as it looks to imitate Marvel-owner Disney’s superhero... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix’s First Acquisition Is Comic Book Publisher Millarworld

Netflix has acquired the comic book publisher Millarworld, giving the streaming service a handful of new titles even as it continues to build out its Marvel world. Today, Netflix announced the deal as its first acquisition, which gives it comic titles such as Kick-Ass, Kingsman and Wanted. Terms... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Book to Film Deals, Week of August 7, 2017

Among the books just snatched up in Hollywood are a nonfiction title by CNN anchor Jake Tapper, a not-yet-published book about the unheralded female rock stars of Silicon Valley, and a Spiegel & Grau-published novel about a woman who goes missing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of July 24, 2017

Toni Collette's production company nabs a suspense novel; Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle is optioned for a TV show on Syfy; 20th Century Fox buys a thriller by Michelle Richmond; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of July 10, 2017

What are the books that have just been optioned for TV and film? In this, our first of a new bi-weekly column, deals close for a memoir by Patricia Lockwood and a nonfiction book about a group of men who broke the color barrier in corporate America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC lands book rights to Dunkirk film starring Tom Hardy

HarperCollins division William Collins has acquired world rights to Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture by Joshua Levine. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ladybird Book of Boxing Day coming for Christmas

Penguin Random House is to release the 20th title in the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups series: The Ladybird Book of Boxing Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter tops nation's favourite book-into-film adaptations

The Harry Potter series is the nation's most-loved book-into-film adaptation, according to a survey, with classics also ranking high in list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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