The rights to the Bram Stoker estate-approved prequel novel were just sold to Putnam in the US, Transworld in the UK and Michael Lafon in France. Muschietti is in talks to direct with his sister Barbara Muschietti and Roy Lee producing.
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Fantasy series the Dandelion Dynasty is getting a feature adaptation from DMG Entertainment who has picked up The Grace of Kings with plans in the works for a franchise. The series from Ken Liu is described as “silk punk,” or a blend of sci-fi and fantasy that also utilizes classical East Asian antiquity.
Waypoint Entertainment has picked up the rights to Plutona, a comic series from Jeff Lemire and Emi Lenox. The coming-of-age story centers on five kids who discover the body of the world’s greatest super hero in the woods after school one day.
Jeff Robinov’s Studio 8 has pre-emptively nabbed the rights to the forthcoming short story from acclaimed sci-fi author Ken Liu.
Wesley Chu’s latest sci-fi thriller, The Recovered, is starting to heat up the rights market. His previous novel, Time Salvager, sold to Paramount, with Michael Bay and Lorenzo Di Bonaventura attached to produce.
Hot new manuscript hits the town and offers are already on their way in!
James Bond is offered the lead in another thrilling action film!
Logline: Pitched as “Oceans 11â€³ meets “Mr. and Mrs. Smithâ€ — 11 female agents join forces to sting the world’s foremost spy, the man who betrayed each of them, and hung them out to dry, or even worse… left for dead. An upside down spin on the “James Bondâ€ story.