Movie News: Adaptations

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Machete Kills Scribe to Draft Michael Bay Produced Cosmic Motors

comingsoon.net – Warner Bros. has set Machete Kills screenwriter Kyle Ward on their upcoming Michael Bay-produced adaptation of concept artist Daniel Simon's book Cosmic Motors. The book, subtitled "spaceships, cars and pilots of another galaxy," is described on Simon's official site as follows: 34 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
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Fox Adapting Guy Pearce Drama ‘Jack Irish’

variety.com – It’s official: Fox has given a script plus penalty order to an adaptation of “Jack Irish,” the Guy Pearce-starring Australian miniseries based on crime writer Peter Temple’s books. The series follows the title character, a part-time lawyer, debt collector and apprentice cabinet maker who is attempting to get his life back on track after his... 34 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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CBS Films Acquires Rights To A.G. Riddle’s Sci-Fi ‘Atlantis’ Books

deadline.com – CBS Films said it has secured rights to the trilogy of Atlantis sci-fi novels by A.G. Riddle, a serious deal for a self-published series that has been a fixture on Amazon‘s eBook sales charts. The first book in the series, The Atlantis Gene, was published in March 2013, and the plot revolves around a brilliant geneticist and an international counterterrorism agent who team to thwart a global pandemic and solve the greatest mystery of all time: 43 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Fox 2000, Temple Hill To Bring EDM Mogul Pasquale Rotella’s Life To Screen, Buying James Frey-Penned Memoir

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Based on a book proposal, Fox 2000 has made a preemptive acquisition of Insomniac: The Life And Times of Pasquale Rotella, a memoir that the Electronic Dance Music mogul is writing with A Million Little Pieces author James Frey. The book, which St. Martin’s Press will publish next summer, tells of Rotella’s rags to riches ride as the architect of Insomnia, a company behind the biggest EDM events in the country. 47 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Lionsgate Acquires Film Rights To Horror Novel ‘The Merciless’ For ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Marlene King To Adapt

deadline.com – Marlene King, creator and showrunner of the hit ABC Family teen series Pretty Little Liars, will adapt and executive produce The Merciless, a feature film based on the upcoming Danielle Vega horror novel about good girls gone evil. Lionsgate has acquired rights to the book ahead of its June 12 street date via Razorbill Books. 48 weeks 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Warner Bros. Picks Up Supernatural YA Novel 'Invisibility' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The supernatural romance YA was written by David Levithan and Andrea Cremer. 50 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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