Rugman's take on Khashoggi death optioned for dramatic adaptation

Drama rights for BAFTA-winning foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman's book on the life and death of Jamal Khashoggi have been snapped up by Two Cities Television and Topic Studios, the production companies behind "Patrick Melrose" and "Spotlight".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:26:21 UTC ]
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Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians

Taking a look at 19 internationally prominent women in political leadership, the nonfiction YA title 'In Good Hands' is to be made into a television series. The post Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-31 17:13:55 UTC ]
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Akwaeke Emezi follows the much-lauded “Freshwater” with another powerful novel, ‘The Death of Vivek Oji’

“The Death of Vivek Oji” continues Emezi’s exploration of lives that fracture rigid attitudes about selfhood and sexuality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Ross' comic novel adapted for online drama

David F Ross' novel The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas is to be adapted for an online production, beginning on 30th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Lily James and Dominic West to star in Mitford adaptation The Pursuit of Love

Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s novel The Pursuit of Love for BBC One and Amazon Studios will star Lily James, Dominic West, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott, among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 16:27:08 UTC ]
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Canongate's Terri White memoir optioned by Bad Wolf

Production company Bad Wolf has optioned Terri White's memoir Coming Undone (Canongate, 2020) for TV.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 05:17:52 UTC ]
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Faber scoops graphic novel adaptation of Reynolds' Long Way Down

Faber is to publish a graphic novel adaptation of Jason Reynolds' Long Way Down, with artwork by Danica Novgorodoff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 23:49:47 UTC ]
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“The Inbox Is the New Doorstep,” As Newsletters Evolve, Publishers Adapt Their Tactics

Offering publishers direct relationships with their readers, on their own terms, email newsletters remain as vital as ever in the platform age. But a relatively old tool can still be adapted to new purposes, and concurrent with the rise of the self-contained, narrative newsletter, publishers... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-21 21:51:05 UTC ]
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Maggie O’Farrell’s ‘Hamnet’ reimagines the life and death of Shakespeare’s only son

Unintimidated by the Bard’s canon, O’Farrell creates Shakespeare before the radiance of veneration obscured everyone around him. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-21 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Wright's 'Windrush noir' novels optioned by Wilson Worldwide

Wilson Worldwide has optioned screen rights for four “Windrush noir” novels by M P Wright. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-14 08:30:36 UTC ]
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Catherine Ryan Howard's Rewind optioned by Clerkenwell Films

Clerkenwell Films has optioned the TV rights for Rewind (Corvus, 2020) by Irish writer Catherine Ryan Howard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 22:43:28 UTC ]
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Deep Dive: How publishers must adapt to the new normal

In the midst of a multi-pronged crisis, it’s not easy to get a lay of the land – much less predict what tomorrow looks like. But right now publishers are forced to do that every day. At the Digiday Publishing Summit Live, publishers and media execs convened virtually to take a step back, talk... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-07-06 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Endemol Shine options Damyanti Biswas’ You Beneath Your Skin

Endemol Shine India has optioned Damyanti Biswas’ You Beneath Your Skin (S&S India, 2019) to develop as a multipart drama series, with all proceeds going towards social enterprises in the author’s native New Delhi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 08:07:56 UTC ]
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Film4 options Lynda Clark's debut sci-fi

Film4 has acquired TV and film rights to Lynda Clark's sci-fi novel, Beyond Kidding, published by Fairlight Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 14:42:54 UTC ]
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Piki Films options The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke

Taika Waititi’s production company Piki Films has optioned New Zealand writer Tina Makereti’s novel The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke (Lightning Books, 2019) for adaptation as a feature film.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 17:50:39 UTC ]
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Through the Leopard’s Gaze optioned for TV by Expectation

Comedian Njambi McGrath’s memoir Through the Leopard’s Gaze (Jacaranda) has been optioned by production company Expectation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 14:48:59 UTC ]
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Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Death in Her Hands’ kicks off like a murder mystery. But the missing dead body is beside the point.

“Death in Her Hands” is not so much about solving a death as it is about conjuring a life. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-23 14:05:17 UTC ]
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In Ottessa Moshfegh’s New Novel, Nothing Is Certain. Not Even Death.

In “Death in Her Hands,” the latest book by the much admired author, a woman who may or may not be mad tries to solve a murder that may not have occurred. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-23 09:00:10 UTC ]
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Ahead of Postponed NewFronts, Industry Leaders Talk Virtual Format, Adapting to Covid-19

Just four months ago, the Interactive Advertising Bureau heralded an overhaul of its annual Digital Content NewFronts slate, which it was calling the "new NewFronts." But the IAB had no idea just how "new" this year's event would become. In mid-March, Covid-19 shut down the industry, and the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-22 00:00:40 UTC ]
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Gaumont UK options the story of wartime Vogue editor

Dressed For War: The Story of Audrey Withers, Vogue Editor Extraordinaire from the Blitz to the Swinging Sixties by Julie Summers has been optioned for TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 18:28:01 UTC ]
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