Category Archives: Books

Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman acquire rights to ‘Lincoln In The Bardo’

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Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally acquire the rights Lincoln in the Bardo! Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman have acquired movie rights to Lincoln In The Bardo, the bestselling novel from George Saunders that hit shelves last month. The pair will produce the adaptation with Saunders, and no director or cast has been set. Published by […]

HNS Book Review: A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

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Title: A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen, #2) Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: Young Adult Pages: 352 Year:  2017 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Source: Netgalley Amazon l B&N l Book Depository l Goodreads Synopsis: Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile […]

Fox Animation Currently Developing MG Novel ‘The Memory Thief’ by Bryce Moore

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According to Variety, Fox Animation is currently developing the MG novel The Memory Thief for a live-action/animated movie. Written by Bryce Moore, Adaptive Studios and 21 Laps are teaming up to produce. You can read the synopsis of the book below: Twin brother and sister Benji and Kelly wander off at the local county fair after witnessing their […]

Kian Lawley and Anne Winters To Star in ‘Zac and Mia’ by A.J. Betts

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Deadline reported, AwesomenessTV gave the adaptation Zac and Mia the greenlight. Based on A.J. Betts’ YA novel, the book is about two teenagers who met in a in the hospital where they both are undergoing a treatment for cancer. Youtuber Kian Lawley has been tapped to play the male lead while Anne Winters will play the female lead.  […]

Chris Colfer to Headline YALLWEST 2017 To Discuss New Book ‘Stranger Than Fanfiction’

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YALLWEST has announced that #1 New York Times bestselling author and Golden Globe-winning actor Chris Colfer will headline this year’s festival, which returns with more than 100 authors for the third year on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Santa Monica High School. YALLWEST and its sister festival YALLFEST (based in Charleston, S.C.) are the biggest […]

CBS Films Developing Novel ‘The Woman in Cabin 10’ by Ruth Ware

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Variety reported, the mystery novel of Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10, is currently in development at CBS Films. Hillary Seitz is attached to write the script while Gotham Group will produce. The story is about Lo Blacklock, who’s a journalist for a travel magazine. She has been sent for the most coveted project. A luxurious cabin-cruise […]

HBO Releases the Trailer of ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ Starring Oprah Winfrey

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As seen on Deadline, HBO releases the trailer of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. It’s the television film adaptation of the novel of the same title by Rebecca Skloot. Starring: Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Rocky Carroll, Kyanna Simone Simpson, Courtney B. Vance, and Leslie Uggams. Directed by George C. Wolfe, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks premieres on […]

Imagine Entertainment Acquires Marcus Sakey’s Novel ‘Afterlife’

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Deadline reported, Marcus Sakey’s novel ‘Afterlife’ has been acquired by Imagine Entertainment. The author is set to write the script while Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Erica Huggins, and Shane Salerno are producing through The Story Factory. ‘Afterlife’ will be released on July 11 by Amazon. Sakey’s backlist also include Brilliance which has sold more than 1 million […]

Timothy Hutton joins ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’

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Timothy Hutton joins Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series!   Amazon’s upcoming original series “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” has cast Timothy Hutton, Variety has learned. The “American Crime” star will have a recurring guest star role as Singer, who serves as Deputy Director of Operations. Hutton has been a mainstay of ABC’s critically beloved anthology series “American Crime,” […]

Madison Davenport & Elizabeth Perkins Join the Cast of HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

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There’s a latest casting news from the film adaptation of novel Sharp Objects. According to Deadline, Madison Davenport, best known for her role in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, and Elizabeth Perkins has been added in the cast. Perkins will play Jackie, an infamous alcoholic who’s part of the grapevine while Davenport will portray Meredith; the former high school cheerleader […]