Category Archives: Books

THE LYING GAME To Be Adapted For TV

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The Lying Game has been acquired eOne who are set to develop the project for TV. The novel starts after a woman walking her dog in an idyllic coastal village finds something sinister in the local estuary before three young women in London receive a mysterious text message from one of their friends. The women […]

The Gotham Group Acquires Novel ‘Heft’ by Liz Moore

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Deadline reported, The Gotham Group has bought the film rights of ‘Heft’ by Liz Moore. Max Nichols is attached to direct the adaptation.  You can read the full details of the novel below:    Heft is about Arthur, a former academic who weighs 550 pounds and hasn’t left his rambling Brooklyn home in a decade. Twenty miles away, […]

Sarah Paulson to Join the Film Adaptation of Novel ‘The Goldfinch’

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Variety reported, Sarah Paulson has join the film adaptation of highly-acclaimed novel The Goldfinch. Paulson is currently in talks with Warner Bros. and Amazon Studios. She’s set to play Xandra, the father of Theo (Ansel Elgort), Aneurin Barnard is also part of the cast who’ll play Boris. Written by Donna Tartt, John Crowley is attached to direct The Goldfinch.

Florence Pugh to Star in AMC Adaptation of Novel ‘The Little Drummer Girl’

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Variety reported, AMC has ordered six episodes for the adaptation of novel ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ by John le Carré. Florence Pugh is attached to star. Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden) are set to write the script and direct the series while AMC, BBC One, and The Ink Factory will produce.  As of right now, The Little Drummer Girl is […]

Michael B. Jordan to Make Directorial Debut with Novel ‘The Stars Beneath Our Feet’

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Deadline reported, Michael B. Jordan is making his directorial debut with novel The Stars Beneath Our Feet.  Endeavor Content has bought the film rights while author David Barclay Moore will pen the script and will serve as an executive producer along with Jordan. The Stars Beneath Our Feet was published in September 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Books.  […]

Ellen Page Joins Netflix’s ‘The Umbrella Academy’

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Variety reported, Ellen Page has been added to the cast of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy.” It’s the upcoming adaptation of graphic-novel series of the same title. Page will play the role of Vanya, the black sheep of her family. You can read the full scoop of the series below: The live action series follows the estranged […]

Amazon Orders Eight-Episode for Comic Series ‘The Boys’

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TV Line reported, Amazon has ordered eight-episode for comic series ‘The Boys.’  It will be the live-action adaptation of creator Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Erc Kripke, who’s known for his works Supernatural and Timeless, will stand as the show runner while Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen will direct. You can read the premise of The Boys below: […]

Warner Bros. Television and Amazon Negotiating to Adapt ‘Lord of the Rings’

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Variety reported, Warner Bros. Television and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien are currently negotiating with Amazon Studios in adapting the series ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ There’s no official deal ye; however,  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is personally handling the negotiations. You can read the full details below: The fact that a “Lord of the Rings” series is being shopped […]

Elizabeth Cantillon to Develop ‘I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad’ by Souad Mekhennet

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Deadline reported, The Cantillon Company and Brillstein Entertainment Partners are teaming up to develop novel I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet. It would be a drama series based on the life and career of the author who’s a Washington Post correspondent, German-born Muslim journalist.  You can read the full details […]

Rebecca Ferguson in Negotiations to Star in Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl Film

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Variety reported, Rebecca Ferguson is currently in negotiations to star opposite Hugh Bonneville in the film about the relationship of Patricia Neal and Roald Dahl. Ferguson will play actress Neal while Bonneville will play Dahl. As of right now, there’s no official title for this project. The film is based on novel ‘An Unquiet Life’ by Stephen Michael […]