Category Archives: Books

AMC Greenlit Supernatural Series ‘NOS4A2’

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Deadline reported, AMC has officially ordered a 10-episode series for NOS4A2. It’s based from the supernatural horror novel of the same title by Joe Hill. Michael Eisner from Tornante Television will act as the showrunner. You can read about the details of the deal below:   NOS4A2, which will debut in 2019, was one of three drama projects AMC […]

Anonymous Content Acquires Suspense Novel ‘Foe’ by Iain Reid

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Deadline reported, Anonymous Content has bought the film rights of novel Foe. It’s the upcoming psychological thriller of Iain Reid which will be published in August 2018 by Simon & Schuster. Kerry Kohansky-Roberts and Steve Golin will produce with Reid attached as executive producer. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Junior and Hen are a […]

Neil Gaiman and Akiva Goldsman to Adapt Fantasy Series ‘Gormenghast’

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Deadline reported, FremantleMedia North America has acquired the rights of fantasy series Gormenghast. Neil Gaiman and Akiva Goldsman are attached to adapt it for television. You can read the premise of the series below: The books follow the inhabitants of Castle Gormenghast, a sprawling, decaying, gothic-like structure with a raft of characters including Titus, the heir to the throne […]

Benedict Cumberbatch’s company acquires rights to ‘The Way Of All Flesh’

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Benedict Cumberbatch’s production company has acquired the rights to The What of All Flesh! Benedict Cumberbatch’s production outfit SunnyMarch has pre-empted the TV rights to Ambrose Parry’s upcoming novel, The Way Of All Flesh, I can reveal. The book is the first in a new historical series set in the medical world of Edinburgh, Scotland, in the […]

Mammoth Screen to Adapt ‘The Language of Kindness’ by Christie Watson

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Deadline reported, Mammoth Screen is adapting memoir The Language of Kindness by Christie Watson. It’s being set up as a television series. Rachel Bennette is attached to write the script.  Mammoth Screen is a British production company who created Poldark and Victoria. You can read the synopsis of the novel below: Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty […]

Random House Acquires Publishing Rights of ‘The Epoch Index’ by Christian Cantrell

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Deadline reported, Random House has bought the world publishing rights of The Epoch Index by Christian Cantrell. Fox has recently acquired its film rights with Brad Peyton attached to direct from Justin Rhodes’s screenplay.  You can read the synopsis of the book below:  The Epoch Index focuses on badass female CIA analyst Quinn Mitchell—a brilliant but nearly suicidal (over the […]

James Wan & Roy Lee to Adapt ‘The Tommyknockers’ by Stephen King

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Variety reported, The Tommyknockers by Stephen King is heading to theaters. The novel which was originally published in 1987 is currently being developed by producers James Wan and Roy Lee. Wan will produce The Tommyknockers  through his banner Atomic Monster company while Lee will produce through Vertigo Entertainment. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Late Last Night […]

Netflix Acquires Film Rights of YA Novel ‘The Wicked Deep’

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Deadline reported, Netflix has acquired the rights of The Wicked Deep. It’s the first novel in a YA series by Shea Ernshaw. Published by Simon Pulse earlier this month, Chernin Entertainment is attached to produce. You can read the synopsis of the series below: Bidders sparked to the book for its potential to unfold like a Twilight Sagaromance. The sleepy town […]

Netflix to Adapt Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler’s Novel ‘Cursed’

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Variety reported, Netflix has greenlit a series order for the adaptation of Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler’s upcoming novel titled “Cursed.” You can read the premise of the series below: The series is described as a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to […]

Netflix Acquires Global Rights of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

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Variety reported, Netflix bought the global rights of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.’ It’s the film adaptation of young adult novel by Jenny Han which was produced by Awesomeness Films and Overbrook Entertainment. Starring  Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Israel Broussard, Andrew Bachelor, Anna Cathcart and John Corbett. Susan Johnson directed by the film from Sofia Alvarez’s screenplay. Netflix is slating […]