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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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of Jess Phillips book

Monoray is to launch an extensive publicity campaign to promote Jess Phillips MP’s new book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 21:53:36 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed for Billy Connolly's first ever book publicity campaign

Two Roads will head up Sir Billy Connolly’s first ever book publicity campaign for Tall Tales and Wee Stories.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 13:05:19 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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Scottish indie BHP Comics signs with Curtis Brown for film and TV rights

BHP Comics has signed with Curtis Brown for the agency to represent the indie publisher's film and TV rights.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-13 01:17:45 UTC ]
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Trapeze pre-empts Sanditon TV tie-in books

Trapeze has pre-empted a non-fiction tie-in for new ITV Jane Austen drama "Sanditon", alongside a novelised version of the show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 09:12:47 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 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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Lovejoy books snapped up for updated TV adaptation

Lovejoy has been acquired for adaptation 33 years after it was first broadcast, to be "updated for the 21st Century". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 19:24:37 UTC ]
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Hodder lands Skehan's super food book ahead of TV series

Hodder & Stoughton has recommissioned cook Donal Skehan for a new book called Super Food in Minutes to accompany his upcoming 10-part TV series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 09:58:32 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France

On the first tour to Cannes of publishers and literary agents, Norway's Thomas Mala says the experience was worthwhile. He's ready to go again next year. The post Books to Film: Frankfurt’s Cannes Program Takes Publishers, Agents to France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-07 05:56:09 UTC ]
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Central Park Five film sparks call to boycott ex-prosecutor Linda Fairstein's books

Critics of former New York City prosecutor Linda Fairstein are calling for a boycott of the attorney's mystery novels after a new Netflix drama series reignited controversy about her prosecution of the Central Park Five in 1990. CNN reports that a petition to urge booksellers and Fairstein's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 17:45:00 UTC ]
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New film and TV deal for Stroud’s Bartimaeus Sequence

Start Media has optioned the film and TV rights to Jonathan Stroud’s fantasy series The Bartimaeus Sequence, according to Deadline. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 10:41:06 UTC ]
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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to form film and TV production company

The mother-daughter pair follow the Obamas into content creation, focusing on stories about womenHillary and Chelsea Clinton are to form a film and TV company to produce female-centric content. Bloomberg and the Hollywood Reporter have confirmed that the pair are in talks with studios about “a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-31 11:14:17 UTC ]
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Frankfurt and Motovun Group Issue Call for Illustrated Books About Film

The Motovun Group of International Publishers again joins the Frankfurter Buchmesse administration in offering an award for an illustrated book about film. The post Frankfurt and Motovun Group Issue Call for Illustrated Books About Film appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

Sitting down in a back room at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Hollywood, actors Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer are amped-up — and not just because they’ve been playing Tomb Raider and Space Invaders arcade games for 20 minutes. In recent days, the three have been watching... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halls' next two books go to Zaffre with TV deal for The Familiars

Zaffre has bought two new novels from Stacey Halls as TV rights for her debut, The Familiars, have been snapped up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ink Factory snaps up film and TV rights to The Plotters

The Ink Factory has snapped up film and television rights to The Plotters (Fourth Estate) by Un Su Kim.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline acquires two tie-in books for Gaiman's Good Omens TV series

Headline has acquired two books to tie-in with a new TV series based on Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peet's last book snapped up for TV

Late children’s author Mal Peet's final book, The Murdstone Trilogy (David Fickling Books), will be adapted for TV by the dramatist behind Hilary Mantel’s "Wolf Hall" for a newly formed production company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 books that inspired this year's Oscar-nominated films

If you're a movie buff, your list of films to watch probably increased dramatically Tuesday after the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced in Beverly Hills. But if you prefer spending an evening curled up on your couch with a good book, and not in a theater with an overly expensive... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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