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  • Four Questions for... Ron Rash

    With Friday's theatrical release of 'Serena,' the acclaimed writer will have had two films based on his work appear since the beginning of the year.

  • Movie Alert: 'Home'

    From DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox comes 'Home,' a feature-length film adaptation of Adam Rex's 'The True Meaning of Smekday.'

  • Movie Alert: 'Insurgent'

    The sequel opens where 'Divergent' left off, with Tris and Four on the run following the uprising in Chicago.

  • ‘Fifty Shades’ Nears Big Premiere

    With the big-screen adaptation of the first book in E.L. James’s trilogy set to hit theaters on Valentine’s Day, PW has a few key numbers on the Vintage movie tie-in, the book, the trilogy, and the forthcoming film.

  • Hollywood Warms to Novelists

    A rise in demand for daring, scripted television, has created a surge in options for literary material, along with a more open attitude, from producers and studio executives, to original projects from novelists.

  • Movie Alert: 'Seventh Son'

    The wait is almost over for 'Seventh Son,' the film adaptation of Joseph Delaney's The Last Apprentice.

  • Publishing Merger and Acquisition Business Brisk in 2014

    Although the pace of acquisitions slowed in the second half of the year, 2014 proved to be very active for industry mergers and acquisitions.

  • Movie Alert: 'Paddington'

    Though not as familiar to American readers as, say, Winnie the Pooh, Paddington Bear may soon receive renewed attention in the U.S., thanks to the January 16 release of the movie 'Paddington.'

  • Running Press, HBO Partner on 'Game of Thrones' Line

    Running Press and HBO are teaming up on multiple books and mini kits inspired by the premium channel's series, 'Game of Thrones.'

  • PRH Inks First-Look Deal with Universal

    Penguin Random House is deepening its commitment to bringing more of its books to movie screens through a new agreement with Universal Pictures.

  • Sony Creates Literary Development Job

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has tapped Ryan Doherty for the newly created role of v-p, literary development. Doherty, who will be based in New York City, will be tasked with, per SPE, "pursuing book-to-film-and-television opportunities."

  • From Page to Screen: 'The Boxcar Children'

    More than 500 adults and children attended a free screening at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, Ill. on Saturday, August 16 for a full-length animated feature film, 'The Boxcar Children.'

  • Movie Alert: 'Divergent'

    The movie adaptation of the first book in the Veronica Roth's bestselling series,"Divergent," arrives in theaters on March 21.

  • 'These Broken Stars' Heads to Television

    The launch title of the Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner's Starbound science-fiction trilogy, "These Broken Stars," will be adapted for the small screen.

  • Movie Alert: 'Vampire Academy'

    The Weinstein Company is releasing "Vampire Academy," based on Richelle Mead's six-book paranormal YA series, on February 14.

  • MTV Lands 'The List' by Siobhan Vivian

    The List, Siobhan Vivian's YA novel about the fateful ranking of the ugliest and prettiest girl in each grade at Mount Washington High, has been optioned for television by MTV.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

    The epic journey continues for a furry-footed hero, a wizard, and a posse of dwarves when The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opens in theaters on December 13.

  • Promoting 'The Book Thief' with Help from Little Free Library

    Little Free Library and 20th Century Fox and have teamed up to promote the film based on Markus Zusak's The Book Thief with 12,000 "take a book, return a book" mini neighborhood libraries in 54 countries.

  • Movie Alert: 'Catching Fire'

    Fans – and box-office bean-counters – are gearing up for the November 22 release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

  • Macmillan Expands Book-to-Film Unit

    Macmillan is expanding the in-house book-to-film unit it announced in 2010. Now called Macmillan Entertainment (as opposed to Macmillan Films), the unit, overseen by executive editor Brendan Deneen, is expanding to focus on all titles within the company.

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