Independent financier and production company Kerry Kimmel & Pollack has acquired feature film rights to Marcus Sedgwick’s novel “White Crow” and will co-finance and co-produce the picture.
Psychological thriller centers on a 16-year-old girl who moves to a sleepy seaside town with a deadly past, and discovers what’s on the other side of death.
KK&P’s CEO Michael Pollack and prexy Mark Morgan (“The Twilight Saga”) will produce with Brett Hudson and Kami Garcia.
Production is skedded to start in fall 2012 in in the U.K’s Isle of Man.
Sedgwick has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, an Edgar Allan Poe award, and the Guardian Children’s Book Prize.
KK&P’s most recent project is “Quattrocento,” an independently financed miniseries that is in prep in Budapest.