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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Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has signed a two-book deal with "Mostly Lit" podcaster Derek Owusu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Report: Publishers Association Says the Best of Film, TV, and Theater Begins With a Book

Taking head-on the critics who say that fine television and film production is eroding publishing's storytelling imprimatur, the Publishers Association's report asserts that the best–and best-earning–productions 'begin with a book.' The post New Report: Publishers Association Says the Best of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'The Dark Tower' companion TV series will include Idris Elba

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ICM Partners Turns Books into Film and TV

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

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

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

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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

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Marshall's YA thriller optioned for film and TV

The team who launched the "Twilight" and "The Hunger Games" franchises have acquired the film and TV rights to Rules for Vanishing (Walker) by Kate Alice Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Idris Elba-backed literary podcast Generation veX to explore race

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Canelo snares Bugler crime series in four-book deal

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'Oprah's Book Club' is coming to Apple TV+. Here's her first pick

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her own book club to Apple TV+, where she will sit down with the authors of her selections for each episode. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Oprah’s Book Club is coming to Apple TV+

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Oprah’s Book Club is coming to Apple TV+, kicking off with Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’

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