Studio to adapt popular Laini Taylor book

Universal Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Laini Taylor’s popular young-adult novel “Daughter of Smoke and Bone.”

Book, released in September, is the first in a planned trilogy.

Story follows a 17-year-old art student sent across the world by her wicked father to collect human teeth for unexplained reasons. When she meets an angel named Akiva in Marrakesh, she comes to learn the true nature of her family.

Taylor is managed by Eyebait Licensing & Management.

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