SAG-AFTRA has reached an agreement with audiobook producer BeeAudio, eights months after issuing a “Do Not Work” notice against the company. The union touted the pact as enhancing its organizing…
Book Publishing Deals
Vince Flynn, a best-selling author of political thriller novels, died early Wednesday morning at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 47. He was best…
Just days after scoring a seven-figure deal for domestic and foreign publishing rights, bestselling author Ernie Cline ("Ready Player One") has sold feature film rights to his next novel, "Armada,"…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
With the "50 Shades of Grey" series hitting 10 million sales this week, ebooks are emerging as a sexy new source of material for Hollywood. The majors are keeping a close eye on digital bestseller…
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Kristine Barnett's upcoming memoir, tentatively titled "Scattered Skills," in a pre-emptive deal.
CAA has made its first foray into the publishing biz, hiring Simon Green to broker book deals for its celebrity clients from the agency's Gotham office.
The Gersh Agency has expanded into the book biz, forming a department that will broker publishing deals for author clients. Phyllis Wender will run the division from Gersh's New York HQ and will…
It's not easy to turn YouTube stardom into the real thing. But Douglas Sarine and Kent Nichols, the duo behind online phenom "Ask a Ninja," are making some inroads, becoming the first video bloggers…