Category Archives: Breaking News
Rights to Vu Tran’s remarkable debut novel Dragonfish have hit the market, with the riveting page-turner starting to catch the eye of producers all over town.
Warner Bros. has just picked up the rights to J. Ryan Stradal’s acclaimed debut novel Kitchens of The Great Midwest, which made waves this past summer following its July release.
The Martian author Andy Weir has a new sci-fi novel on the horizon, Zhek, the rights to which are building some astronomical buzz on the TV and film market this week.
Hoffman’s Top 10 script Running Money is a unique and diverse drama that’s garnered a lot of love and even more attention. The pilot tells the story of a young Latina woman who, despite her incredible qualifications, has the deck stacked against her in the fast-paced world of Wall Street hedge funds.
The animated action-comedy will follow a similar logline to that of the 1984 original, in which a group of scientists team up to fight off ghosts, and will serve as a complement to the two Ghostbusters reboots already in the works at Sony.
Jeff Robinov is looking to bring the next great title from prolific comics creator Mark Millar to the big screen, set to adapt Millar’s forthcoming series Huck. Robinov will executive produce under his newly formed Studio 8 banner, while Jon Silk oversees.
The latest work from one of the world’s greatest writers, Salman Rushdie, hit the shelves in September, and now the rights to the book are–like a gathering storm–building interest on the television and film rights market.
Stagliano made the 2015 LPPC Semi-Finals with his Peter Pan reinvention Neverland. Stagliano is the 78th writer signed in just the first two years of the Launch Pad Competition!
Psychological thriller The Hand That Feeds You by A.J. Rich hits the rights market. The novel is being hailed as a smart, thrilling, sexy, and emotionally riveting story of psychological suspense about an accomplished woman involved with a man who proves to be an imposter.
Paramount Pictures is officially developing a new spin on the western classic, setting the story in a contemporary, 1980’s Pennsylvania. Matt Jackson is producing the remake of the 1962 Tom Ford classic, which starred James Stewart and John Wayne.
Rights to the international phenomenon The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep have hit the market, with agents hoping the best-selling illustrated children’s book will become an animated juggernaut.
Kerry Washington is teaming up with Red Granite Pictures and Broken Road Productions to produce and star in the thriller Run, from a script by Non-Stop writers Chris Roach and John Richardson.
A man must re-learn everything after a near-death experience with the help of an “Examiner,” however, things do not go to plan when he meets Hilda while re-learning how to socialize.
20th Century Fox has hired screenwriter Will Staples to pen the script for Dark Web, based on the remarkable true story of the rise and fall of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht.
The Tracking Board exclusively reported on the hot novel last month, when several studios were making offers. We now can confirm that New Line won out, with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea coming on to produce under their Pacific Standard banner.
TriStar is in development with what could be the next great superhero franchise: DMC, based on the graphic novel from Darryl McDaniels of legendary hip-hop trio Run DMC fame.
Natasha Pulley’s debut novel, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, has hit the market in search of the right mix of charm and elusiveness to match its unique story. Her work has been likened to that of Neil Gaiman.
Brantley Aufill’s other-worldly spec The Seven has been building some serious heat over the past 24 hours, with some major Hollywood players eyeing the property as they head into the weekend.
Author Lauren Fox’s third novel, Days of Awe, has just hit the rights market, with agents seeking the right match for Fox’s unique blend of wit and heart.
The rights to Matt Lewis’s incredible true story, Last Man Off, are beginning to make waves on the marketplace, with several buyers showing interest in his tale of heroism and survival on the Arctic seas.
The rights to philanthropy expert David Callahan’s latest book, The Givers: Big Philanthropy and the New Power Elite Shaping Our Future, have hit the market.
Famed food journalist Layne Mosler’s first memoir Driving Hungry, based on her popular blog Taxi Gourmet, has hit the rights market after a delicious reception from both critics and fans.
Sources close to The Tracking Board have confirmed that the action-packed historical drama The Virginian is officially a-go at New Line Cinema. Bradley Cooper joins Henry Cavill and Michael Fassbender as actors who could play George Washington.
The buzz surrounding This is How It Really Sounds, the latest novel from award-winning author Stuart Archer Cohen, has been gradually building throughout the summer, putting the rights squarely in Hollywood’s sights.
Rights to Three Moments of an Explosion, the latest collection of fantastic short stories from New York Times bestselling author China Miéville, have hit the market. The 28 stories are a mix of horror, noir, fantasy, politics and poetry.
Lucas Ochoa and Thomas Benski are producing the crime/drama for Pulse Films, while David Greenbaum will oversee for Fox Searchlight. Based on a true story, the pic follows the life of pilot, music producer, and drug smuggler Alfred Dellentash Jr.