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Based on a true story focuses on odd, reclusive and self-proclaimed “hacker” Mark Karpeles, who after becoming infatuated with the concept of digital currency, navigated his way to become owner of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in the world, only to become the linchpin in the fourth largest heist in the history of mankind.
Grady Hendrix’s upcoming novel, My Best Friend’s Exorcism, isn’t set to debut until May but the horror tale about demonic possession, friendship, and the Eighties is already generating buzz on the rights market.
Contributing editor of The Rolling Stone, David Kushner, published a new article in the zine entitled “The Darknet: Is the Government Destroying ‘the Wild West of the Internet?'” in October of this year, taking the reader inside the web’s secret platform known as The Darknet. It’s now on the TV and film rights market.
With elements of the classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Greg Bardsley’s second novel creates a wish-fulfilling comedy for adults, and it’s now available on the film rights market.
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.
Written by emerging author Ruth Ware, this breakout hit-in-the-making has already climbed to number eleven on the NY Times Bestseller list after hitting shelves August 4th, via Gallery/Scout Press.
Logline: Pitched as being in the vein of “Harry Potter” : A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow–impossible though it seems–they may still be alive.