Category Archives: Books

Wilmer Valderrama Acquires ‘Patriots from the Barrio’ by Dave Gutierrez

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Deadline reported, Wilmer Valderrama’s studio WV Entertainment has bought the film and TV rights of 2014 book Patriots from the Barrio by Dave Gutierrez.  The book is about the history of U.S. Army segregation during World War II which unit predominately include Mexican Americans from South Texas. You can read the full details of the film and the book […]

Amazon Currently Developing Three New Book Series

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Variety reports, Amazon is currently developing two novels and one comic book.  The comic series Lazarus by Greg Rucka, Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson and Ringworld by Larry Niven. You can read the synopsis of the series below: • “Lazarus,” based on a comic book by Greg Rucka (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones”), is set in an alternative near future, where the […]

Robert Kirkman to Develop Frederik Pohl’s Gateaway For a TV Series

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Variety reported, Frederik Pohl’s Gateaway is currently being developed as a TV series by Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment.Gateaway is the first book in the Heechee Saga. It’s about an alien race.  You can read the full details about the series below: “Working on one of the seminal works of science fiction is an honor and a privilege,” said […]

Dee Rees to Direct the Film Adaptation of Novel ‘The Last Thing He Wanted’ by Joan Didion

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Deadline reported, Dee Rees is set to direct the film adaptation of political novel The Last Thing He Wanted by Joan Didion.  Marco Villalobos will pen the script. The story follows a Elena, a former Washington Post reporter that accidentally caught herself into an international conspiracy.  Dee Rees’s film Mudbound will be available to stream on Netflix this November. 

David Sakurai Joins ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find’ Sequel

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Deadline reported, David Sakura has been added to the cast of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find sequel. The Danish-Japanese actor is joining the Harry Potter prequel series by J.K. Rowling while David Yates is coming back to direct. Eddie Redmayne, and Johnny Depp will reprise their roles. In addition, Jude Law has been added as a young Albus Dumbledore. […]

Showtime Acquires Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s Novel ‘The President is Missing’

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Deadline reported, Showtime has bought the rights of Bill Clinton and James Patteron’s upcoming thriller novel titled ‘The President is Missing.’ Patterson and Clinton are collaborating with Showtime to develop their novel as a TV series. You can read the full details below: In The President Is Missing, published by Alfred A. Knopf and Little, Brown & Co., […]

Big Talk Productions Acquires YA Detective Series ‘Lockwood & Co’

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Deadline reported, Big Talk Productions has acquired the rights of Lockwood & Co series by Jonathan Stroud. The series is about three young operatives at a Psychic Detection Agency in an alternative London, where the society has a supernatural epidemic. The story chronicles how the main characters battle the ghosts of London. The first book is titled The Screaming […]

BBC Confirms ‘Cormoran Strike’ Season Three

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Deadline reported, BBC orders the third installment of Cormoran Strike which is the crime series of J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Starring by Tom Burke and  Holliday Grainger, Cormoran Strike follows the story of a private investigator Strike and his assistant Robin Ellacott. It’s set to premiere on BBC One in 2018. 

Fox Currently Developing ‘Surrender New York’ by Caleb Carr

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Variety reported, Fox is currently developing Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr. It’s being set up as a one-hour drama series. Richard Wenk will write the script and executive produce along with The Jackal Group.  The book follows Dr. Trajan Jones, a criminal psychologist. You can read the full synopsis of the book below: In the small town of […]

Syfy Orders ‘Nightflyers’ by George R.R. Martin

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Variety confirms, Syfy is currently negotiating to close a deal for George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Based on Martin’s novella of the same name, the story follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system in the […]