Goldsman and Cohen will produce with Weed Road’s Kerry Foster and Alex Block overseeing for Weed Road.
The film will be based on the first book in the series “Magic Kingdom for Sale — Sold!,” first published in 1986. It’s the story of a recently widowed lawyer who finds an advertisement in an upscale Christmas catalog claiming to offer a magical kingdom for $1 million by a man named Mr. Meeks. After he purchases Landover, he discovers he must unite the kingdom’s denizens and creatures to stop an evil demon bent on destroying the realm.
Other titles in the series are “The Black Unicorn,” “Wizard at Large,” “The Tangle Box,” “Witches Brew” and the most recent title, “A Princess of Landover.”
Brooks is best known for the “Landover” and “Shannara” series of fantasy books, which has 19 titles.
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Brooks is repped by Anne Sibbald of Janklow and Nesbit Associates.