Canuck film producer David Cormican ("Stranded") has nabbed screen rights to Kim Izzo's debut fiction novel "The Jane Austen Marriage Manual," published last spring by MacMillan/St. Martin's Press…
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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…
Media Rights Capital has bought feature rights to Amanda Hocking's self-published "Trylle" trilogy and plans to develop the supernatural tale into two films.
Summit Entertainment is going time traveling via "Tempest," based on Julie Cross' upcoming novel.
Bestselling author Janet Evanovich has moved to Random House.
HBO and Lionsgate TV have set Bret Easton Ellis to pen a series adaptation of "The Follower," the stalker tale by crime novelist Jason Starr.
Nearly one year after forming Unique Features with a three-year first-look deal at Warner Bros., Bob Shaye and longtime partner Michael Lynne have assembled a formidable slate of films.
Producer John Davis has optioned "Good Night, Dorothy Kilgallen," a proposal for an expose book by Paul Alexander that ties the syndicated columnist's death to her investigation of the JFK…
HBO has acquired rights to Stuart Taylor Jr. and K.C. Johnson's book "Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case."
In an about-face, Alec Baldwin has returned to CAA. Citing personal reasons, Baldwin had left the agency late last month (Daily Variety, April 25). The abrupt exit came as he was dealing with the…
Certainly Thomas McCormack, the author of "Endpapers," knows something about fighting the good fight in the world of publishing. It thus comes as a sad surprise that this formulaic comedy-drama set…