The adaptation of Jenny Jägerfeld’s ‘Comedy Queen’–about a 13-year-old who wants to be a stand-up comedian–picks up a Berlinale award.
Publishers and literary agents report their books to film deals, and the year ahead already is a standout for film and television adaptations.
Fans of Patricia Highsmith can look forward to adaptations of her five Mr. Ripley books as well as ‘Deep Water,’ coming to Showtime.
Mark Gordon’s new production company’s London wing has picked up the forthcoming HarperCollins UK release.
Germany’s 2016 ‘Books at Berlinale’ event will see 11 titles in competition, a setting in which publishers and producers come together.
Graphic novelist Alex de Campi is using Kickstarter to raise $27,000 to fund production of her latest project, including selling print, film and foreign rights.
Walter Isaacson’s biography of Steve Jobs, which will be published by Simon & Schuster on October 24 of this year, may also soon be a movie.
“The deal-making process is far more fluid than many people realize,” says veteran books-to-film agent Jeff Aghassi. Read Part One of this article, in which ICM’s Josie Freedman and other Hollywood insiders talk about how they decide which books would make good movies. By Peter Cook “Because…essentially, anyone can publish these days, there is so much information out there that it …
In the first of a two part series, we talk to ICM’s Josie Freedman and other insiders about how Hollywood agents, publishers and producers decide which books would make good movies. Read Part Two of this article in which we continue the conversation with books-to-film agent Jeff Aghassi and producer Sarah Ryan Black. By Peter Cook If the supply (books …
Interview with Pat Walsh, the former editor-in-chief of MacAdam/Cage on how book publishing and Hollywood do (and don’t) get along. By Edward Nawotka It’s often presumed that the culture of Hollywood and that of book publishing are about as far apart as California and New York. Often, you hear embarrassing stories about each trying to cross-over into the other’s territory. …
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