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  • 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.

  • Danish Pub Releasing New Ed of 'House of Cards'

    The Denmark-based house Gyldendal is about to release a Danish edition of Michael Dobbs's novel House of Cards that will be the first to feature new revisions by the author.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Book Thief'

    Director Brian Percival took on the challenge of developing Markus Zusak's bestselling The Book Thief for the big screen.

  • Brett Ratner Launches Imprint With New Ben Mezrich Novel

    RatPac Press, a new joint venture from Hollywood director Brett Ratner and Running Press, is launching with its first title: Ben Mezrich's novel, Seven Wonders.

  • Nicole Kidman to Star in 'The Silent Wife'

    Through Mazur/Kaplan, Mitchell Kaplan of Books & Books will partner with Nicole Kidman and Per Saari's Blossom Films on a film based on the besteller.

  • Movie Alert: 'Ender's Game'

    Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game series makes the leap to the big screen with a new film out November 1.

  • Filmmakers Hit Kickstarter for Funding of Documentary On Books

    Filmmaking husband-and-wife team Sara Ossana and Mathew Provost have turned to crowdfunding Web site Kickstarter to raise money to finish their film, Books: A Documentary.

  • Counting Down to 'The 100'

    Alloy Entertainment's latest book-and-TV project, The 100, adapted from the debut sci-fi novel by Kass Morgan, was ready to air before the book had even been published.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'

    The clock is ticking down to the August 21 release of City of Bones, adapted from the first book in Cassandra Clare's Mortal Instruments series.

  • Movie Alert: 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters'

    A mythical battle resumes at the movie theater on August 7 with the release of Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

  • Sony Pictures Launches 'Breaking Bad' Book

    Sony has partnered with the creators of Breaking Bad to produce Breaking Bad: Alchemy.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Spectacular Now'

    A film version of Tim Tharp's The Spectacular Now, starring Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller, and Jennifer Jason Leigh and directed by James Ponsoldt, releases on August 2.

  • Movie Alert: 'Tiger Eyes'

    Tiger Eyes, originally published in 1981 by Bradbury Press, is the first of Judy Blume's books to be adapted into a feature-length movie.

  • 'American Dream Machine' Gets Showtime Series

    Matthew Spektor's American Dream Machine (Tin House) is being adapted for a Showtime series by Dexter star Michael C. Hall. Spektor will write the script; Dexter showrunner Scott Buck will supervise. The project is set in Hollywood in the 1970s and centers on the titular talent agency.

  • 'Tiger Eyes': A Family Film

    Judy Blume's son, Lawrence, has directed a feature film version of her novel Tiger Eyes, to be released June 7.

  • Movie Alert: 'Epic'

    Loosely based on William Joyce's 1996 picture book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, the 3D animated film premieres May 24.

  • Movie Alert: 'Oz the Great and Powerful'

    Oz the Great and Powerful, a new adaptation based on L. Frank Baum's universe, premieres on March 8 and stars James Franco as Oscar Diggs, a Kansas magician with questionable morals who is whisked away to Oz when his hot air balloon is sucked into a cyclone.

  • Delirium Trilogy Heads to the Small Screen

    The Fox Network has ordered a pilot based on Lauren Oliver's popular Delirium trilogy, just ahead of the release of book three, Requiem (Harper, March).

  • TCG Doing 'Lincoln' Screenplay in Print

    Publishing a book that was a hallmark what Newmarket Press used to do, Theatre Communications Groups is releasing a standalone edition of Tony Kushner's screenplay for Lincoln.

  • Movie Alert: 'Beautiful Creatures'

    A love story set in an enigmatic Southern town, warring magical sects, and a powerful legacy that will determine a teen's destiny: could Beautiful Creatures hold the recipe for the next YA series-turned-movie blockbuster?

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