Palak Patel will exec produce Universal fantasy pic
Palak Patel will exec produce. “In ‘Daughter of Smoke & Bone,’ Laini Taylor masterfully tells a story of identity and destiny that welcomes readers into a fantastical world with a unique mythology,” said Roth. “It is very different than anything we’ve seen before and I look forward to bringing the fascinating characters to the big screen.” “Days of Blood & Starlight,” the sequel to “Daughter of Smoke & Bone,” is a New York Times bestseller and was named a best book of 2012 by Amazon and Publisher’s Weekly. “I am very excited that Joe Roth is going to bring ‘Daughter of Smoke & Bone’ to the screen. I am a huge fan of his big, gorgeous fantasy epics with powerful female characters,” said Taylor. “I can’t wait to see how he’ll bring my world to life on film..” Roth most recently produced “Snow White and the Huntsman” for Universal, which has grossed more $375 million worldwide. He is repped by CAA.