D’Works catches the bigscreen flu

Studio buys up Mullen's 'Last Town'

DreamWorks has bought screen rights to the Thomas Mullen novel “The Last Town on Earth” for low against high six figures.

Book, which is concurrently being shopped to publishers, takes place in 1918, as the doctor in a small mill town declares that he’ll quarantine the burg to avoid an outbreak of the Spanish influenza that’s ravaging the nearby population and indeed the entire world.

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