Category Archives: Books

Tapas to Publish “LOVE IN TIME” in New Exclusive Deal with Maze Runner’s Ki Hong Lee

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Platform also announces slate of new creators from its first incubation program Tapas Media (https://tapas.io/), the next-generation digital publishing company that specializes in bite-sized comic books and novels, is thrilled to announce an exclusive new deal to publish “Love In Time” from creator-writers Ki Hong Lee (star of Maze Runner film series and Unbreakable Kimmy […]

Lionsgate to Open ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘Divergent’ Attractions in Madrid

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Variety reported, Lionsgate are teaming up with Parques Reunidos to open the first European Lionsgate branded indoor entertainment center. It will be open in Spain in 2020. It will include attractions based on their franchise like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and Mad Men. The companies’ first Lionsgate Entertainment City will open in Times Square in New York City in […]

The Gotham Group Acquires TV Rights of Novel ‘Gork, The Teenage Dragon’

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Deadline reported, The Gotham Group has acquired the television rights of Gork, The Teenage Dragon by Gabe Hudson. It’s a young adult science fiction featuring dragons. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Gork isn’t like the other dragons at WarWings Military Academy. He has a gigantic heart, two-inch horns, and an occasional problem with fainting. His […]

Chrissy Metz to Star in Fox 2000’s ‘The Impossible’

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Deadline reported, This Is Us actress Chrissy Metz has been cast to star in Fox 2000’s The Impossible. It will be produce by DeVon Franklin while Roxann Dawson is set to direct the film. The film is based in novel The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Faith and Her Child’s Resurrection by Joyce Smith. Metz will play Joyce, the […]

Sofia Carson Joins Freeform’s ‘The Perfectionists’

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Deadline reported, Descendants actress Sofia Carson has been cast in Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars spinoff pilot titled The Perfectionists. Carson are joining Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish, she’s set to play Ava. Her character is a popular blogger who wants to be a fashion icon. I. Marlene King is attached as an executive producer and writer. The […]

Tomorrow Studios to Develop Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Chemist’

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Deadline reported, Tomorrow Studios are partnering with ITV Studios to develop Stephenie Meyer’s thriller novel ‘The Chemist’ for a TV series. The Chemist is about a girl who used to work for the U.S. government. She’s on the run and is trying to clear her name. The Chemist is a 2016 novel published by Little Brown and Company. Meyer is […]

Mike Flanaganhas to Direct Stephen King’s ‘Doctor Sleep’

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Deadline reported, Warner Bros has contracted Mike Flanaganhas to direct the film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Doctor Sleep.  It was only expected after the success adaptation of King’s It. The story follows the main character Danny Torrance who’s in his 40s struggling with hereditary alcoholism.  Flanagan’s filmograph include Oculus, Hush, Ouija: Origin of Evil and Netflix’s The Haunting […]

‘The Big Sick’ Writer Emily V. Gordon to Adapt Novel ‘The Nest’

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Deadline reported, Emily V. Gordon, who co-wrote the Oscar nominated Original Screenplay, The Big Sick is set to pen the adaptation of ‘The Nest.’ The Nest is the bestselling novel of Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney. Amazon will produce the film along with Jill Soloway and Andrea Sperling via Soloway’s Topple production company.  ‘The Next’ is the debut novel of Cynthia […]

Paramount Television to Adapt ‘The MaddAddam Trilogy’ by Margaret Atwood

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Variety reported, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content developing the adaptation of The MaddAddam Trilogy by Margaret Atwood. You can read the details below: The companies won a bidding war for the trilogy, which is comprised of the novels “Oryx and Crake,” “The Year of the Flood,” and “MaddAddam.” The books tell the story of a global pandemic and the end of […]

ABC Developing Legal Drama ‘Illusion of Justice’ by Jerome F. Buting

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Deadline reported, ABC is currently developing legal drama based on the novel Illusion of Justice  by Jerome F. Buting. Primary Wave Entertainment and Sony TV are producing while David Zabel is attached to write the script. You can read the synopsis of the book below:   Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with […]