The Code 8 team at Collective Pictures is partnering with Wattpad to adapt story ‘Float’ by Kate Marchant, with more than 25 million reads, into film.
PRH Grupo Editorial gets translation rights to English-language titles from Wattpad Book, a world Spanish exclusive.
As Canada’s Wattpad Books buys a ‘lockdown romance’ for 2022, Constantin Film acquires a Wattpad story with more than 80 million reads.
Wattpad officials say they can detect no theft of users’ ‘financial information, stories, private messages, or phone numbers’ in a data breach.
Not a normal first-look deal, Wattpad announces a partnership with a state-owned film development company in Australia, Screen Queensland.
Taking a more aggressive stance in development of its properties, Wattpad Studios announces projects and writers for new film and television adaptations.
The Sony Pictures Television deal for Wattpad has two projects in development. And a stalwart of nonfiction, Simon & Schuster’s Alice Mayhew, is remembered.
As streaming entertainment makes ‘all content global,’ says Wattpad’s Aron Levitz, the most successful studios will listen to their audiences.
Announced at the 20th anniversary Asia TV Forum and Market, ‘Slow Dancing’ is the Wattpad-Mediacorp partnership’s first green-lighted production.
A novel about a young woman whose mother is deported from the United States has won Wattpad’s first ‘Top Award’ and a publication contract.