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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World Book Day: Five great TV adaptations

From The Forsyth Saga to Game of Thrones, The Man in the High Tower and The Handmaid's Tale, books have provided the inspiration for some of television's most memorable shows. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of April 9, 2018

A forthcoming biography of Tiger Woods is nabbed for a docu-series, while HBO zeroes in on another Tom Perrotta property. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations

The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage. The post London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of March 26, 2018

This week's book to film deals include an adaption of the classic novel 'Native Son,' and a forthcoming book from Doubleday optioned by Sony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of March 12, 2018

What books have producers been snapping up? This week deals were made for hip hop fashion icon Dapper Dan's forthcoming memoir and Jason Mott's 2014 novel about a girl with healing powers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Middleton joins Marjacq as film and TV agent

Leah Middleton, agent at Aitken Alexander, is joining Marjacq Scripts Ltd to take on a role as its in-house film and TV agent, starting at the end of March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of February 26, 2018

This week's notable book acquisitions in Hollywood include a seven-figure preempt to option a HaprerCollins thriller, and a film deal for a narrative poem by Stephen King. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV presenter Brown signs a new book with Usborne

Usborne has bought a new middle grade title by Matt Brown, a DJ, TV presenter and the author of the Compton Valance series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of February 12, 2018

This week's book to film deals include the first children's book by Sophie Kinsella, and big plans for the Ology series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, Week of January 22, 2018

The big options this week include a TV deal for Michael Wolff's White House tell-all 'Fire and Fury,' and film deals for a backlist Kazuo Ishiguro novel and Celeste Ng's 2014 debut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, Week of January 8, 2018

This week's notable page-to-screen deals include a film vehicle for Jennifer Lawrence and a TV deal for a book on Watergate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book to Film Deals, December 11, 2017

A 2005 sci-fi novel published by Tor and a nonfiction book about an author's experience in the world of sports betting are among the novels which have just been optioned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of November 20, 2017

A book about the party palace of drug kingpins and a novel about aliens who come to Earth and wreak financial havoc are among the literary properties that have just been snapped up in Hollywood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-21 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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Why Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books For Streaming TV

TV creators are raiding the sci-fi section like never before—for some obvious, and not-so-obvious, reasons. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV

First time in more than two years: the Association of American Publishers ' monthly StatShot report shows an increase in ebook sales in the US. The post Industry Notes: US Ebook Sales Slightly Up in May; Sourcebooks Signs With Gotham for Film, TV appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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