Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life

Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-15 22:19:51 UTC ]
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Sony buys film rights to Kwan's Sex and Vanity

Sony Pictures has bought the film rights to Kevin Kwan's new novel Sex and Vanity (Hutchinson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-12 16:38:32 UTC ]
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Artemis Fowl film gets premiere date on Disney+

The Artemis Fowl family adventure film, based on Eoin Colfer's books, was supposed to premiere in UK theatres in May, but has been moved online amid the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 16:37:28 UTC ]
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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made. 2020 starts out with a whole host of movies adapted from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-16 09:50:47 UTC ]
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A Literary Way of Life: Spotlight on New England

We look inside the bookish Northeast, where publishers with deep roots turn innovation into tradition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Did the Marvel Cinematic Universe Just Lose Spider-Man? Fans Reel at Sony-Disney Split

After months of negotiations, the two companies could not reach a deal for further cooperation over the comic book character. This could affect the future of the Avengers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-21 23:10:08 UTC ]
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The Best Bookish Kindle Covers For Your Literary Life

Tired of boring Kindle covers? I have some good news for you! These bookish Kindle covers from Amazon are here to help you live your best literary life. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-17 10:33:49 UTC ]
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HC Launches Film Shingle with Sony, Former Fox 2000 Head

In what it's dubbing an "unprecedented partnership," HarperCollins and Sony Pictures Entertainment are investing in the former team at Fox 2000 to find and produce content based on (but not restricted to) literary material. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony Pictures secures film rights to Taylor’s Malamander

Sony Pictures has secured the film rights for Thomas Taylor’s middle-grade novel Malamander for a “substantial” pre-empt, Walker Books has confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 15:19:58 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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The Bright Agency launches film and TV division

The Bright Agency is launching an in-house film and TV division and has hired Courtney Arumugam, formerly of Mattel Creations, to match Bright’s creators with studios and broadcasters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony Pictures buys Bad Mermaids film rights

Sony Pictures Animation has optioned the film rights to Sibéal Pounder’s Bad Mermaids series, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft and published by Bloomsbury. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Rachel Cusk, the long literary life of the Replacements and more book news

Hi, all! Carolyn Kellogg, books editor here, back from a trip to Helsinki, Stockholm and Paris with the not-at-all groundbreaking news that these are delightful cities. Yes, I shopped at Paris’ Shakespeare and Company, but not enough — when decided I needed to return for more books, I couldn’t... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Becoming the Baltics: Novelist Rein Raud Reflects on the Literary Life of His Region

The novelist and scholar discusses the distinct literary characters of the three Baltic nations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony launches trailer for upcoming Peter Rabbit film

A new trailer for "Peter Rabbit" has been released by Sony Pictures ahead of its release next March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The literary life of Michiko Kakutani: the book critic's best feuds and reviews

The New York Times writer is stepping down from her role, leaving behind a remarkable career characterized by razor-sharp reviews and intra-literary rowsMichiko Kakutani, the New York Times’ revered chief book critic, announced she was stepping down from her post on Thursday after 38 years,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gleam Futures launches literary division

Gleam Futures has launched Gleam Titles, the literary arm of the agency, which will have a focus on signing “digitally-minded writers”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tree planting celebrates the life of 'literary icon' Ion Trewin

The life and work of Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was celebrated last weekend with a ceremonial tree planting at the Woodland Trust’s Reffley Wood in King’s Lynn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For ‘a Vibrant Literary Life’: Neil Griffiths’ Small Press Prize

Novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize to honor the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary fiction” in the UK and Ireland. The post For ‘a Vibrant Literary Life’: Neil Griffiths’ Small Press Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Prose Factory by DJ Taylor review – beware the suggestion that literary life isn’t what it used to be

The truth about book prizes, why Amazon is like an old-fashioned library and how much famous writers really earned from their journalism …Periodically, signs go up saying that Grub Street is closed to through traffic. Observers speculate that the street is being redeveloped as gentrification... Continue reading at The Guardian

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