Walton to pen ‘Water Rat’ for Strada

TORONTO — Scribe Karen Walton (“Gingersnaps”) will adapt Ian Hamilton’s Ava Lee crime novel series for the bigscreen, Toronto’s Strada Films announced Friday.

“The Water Rat of Wanchain,” featuring the young globe-trotting Asian forensic accountant Ava Lee, will be the first title in the planned franchise.

Strada’s Sandra Cunningham (“Moth Diaries”) and Robin Cass (“Amal”) will produce the pics and are pursuing international financing and producing partners.

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