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  • Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series

    Netflix will produce a new series titled 'Zero,' an Italian-language show based on the work of 27-year-old Antonio Dikele Distefano, a formerly self-published Italian author whose books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies since he signed with Mondadori.

  • HC Launches Film Shingle with Sony, Former Fox 2000 Head

    In what it's dubbing an "unprecedented partnership," HarperCollins and Sony Pictures Entertainment are investing in the former team at Fox 2000 to find and produce content based on (but not restricted to) literary material.

  • The Netflix Literary Connection

    The streaming service has been on a book acquisition spree over the past year, developing screen adaptations of dozens of novels, series, short story collections, and graphic novels, many of which are aimed at children and teens.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of September 24, 2018

    This week's hot book to film deals include Ann Patchett's bestseller 'State of Wonder,' and Amy Chozick's memoir about Hillary Clinton.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of September 10, 2018

    This week's notable sales include an option for a 2016 thriller about an English teacher who disappears in Cambodia and a deal for Kiley Reid's forthcoming debut from Putnam about a babysitter and her employer.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of August 20, 2018

    This week's hot book to film deals include an option for the nonfiction bestseller about the opioid crisis, "Dopesick," and another deal at TNT for a Caleb Carr backlist bestseller.

  • In Theaters: 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post'

    We spoke with author emily m. danforth about the film adaptation of her 2012 novel, 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post,' a queer coming-of-age story set in 1990s Montana.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of August 6, 2018

    Among the notable book-to-film deals this week is a nonfiction book on women's suffrage which sold to Amblin TV with Hillary Clinton attached as a producer, and Netflix's purchase of a memoir by the founder of Nike.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of July 23, 2018

    This week's book to film deals include an option for the memoir by former Obama Administration adviser Ben Rhodes, and a deal for a book about Winston Churchill's wife.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of July 9, 2018

    Among the titles optioned this week are a Stephen King short story from the 1970s and a biography of the notorious commodities trader and tax dodger Marc Rich, who was pardoned by Bill Clinton.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of Monday, June 25, 2018

    This week's notable options include a deal for the latest novel by Jessica Knoll, and a nonfiction title about Henry Ford.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of May 21, 2018

    Among the titles that caught the eye in Hollywood this week are a short story by father-son duo Stephen King and Joe Hill, an Ireland-set detective story that PW recently starred, and a novel about a mixed martial arts fighter.

  • Penguin's 'Who Was?' Series to Debut on Netflix

    On May 11, Netflix Kids and Family Originals is premiering 'The Who Was? Show,' a 13-episode TV series based on Penguin Young Readers’ bestselling Who Was? biographies.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of May 7, 2018

    This week's hot book to film deals include a novel recently optioned for Ron Howard to direct, and a TV series to be adapted from works by Paulo Coelho.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of April 23, 2018

    Meg Wolitzer's latest is optioned by Nicole Kidman's production company, Universal Pictures nabs a 2018 graphic novel published by First Second, and more.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of April 9, 2018

    A forthcoming biography of Tiger Woods is nabbed for a docu-series, while HBO zeroes in on another Tom Perrotta property.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of March 26, 2018

    This week's book to film deals include an adaption of the classic novel 'Native Son,' and a forthcoming book from Doubleday optioned by Sony.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of March 12, 2018

    What books have producers been snapping up? This week deals were made for hip hop fashion icon Dapper Dan's forthcoming memoir and Jason Mott's 2014 novel about a girl with healing powers.

  • Movie Alert: 'Love, Simon'

    The film adaptation of Becky Albertalli’s groundbreaking debut novel, 'Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda,' hits theaters on March 16.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of February 26, 2018

    This week's notable book acquisitions in Hollywood include a seven-figure preempt to option a HaprerCollins thriller, and a film deal for a narrative poem by Stephen King.

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