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  • TV Alert: 'Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library'

    Chris Grabenstein's middle grade fantasy caper will premiere on Nickelodeon as an original TV movie on October 9.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of September 11, 2017

    Books being optioned this week include a Dracula prequel, a novel about Japanese internment camps and a lauded backlist title about an English professor at the University of Missouri.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of August 21, 2017

    The forthcoming romantic comedy co-written by 'Rosie Project' author Graeme Simsion and his wife is nabbed for film by Fox Searchlight, while Pascal Pictures picks up the true tale of an Italian teenager who became an unexpected WWII hero.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of August 7, 2017

    Among the books just snatched up in Hollywood are a nonfiction title by CNN anchor Jake Tapper, a not-yet-published book about the unheralded female rock stars of Silicon Valley, and a Spiegel & Grau-published novel about a woman who goes missing.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of July 24, 2017

    Toni Collette's production company nabs a suspense novel; Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle is optioned for a TV show on Syfy; 20th Century Fox buys a thriller by Michelle Richmond; and more.

  • Book to Film Deals, Week of July 10, 2017

    What are the books that have just been optioned for TV and film? In this, our first of a new bi-weekly column, deals close for a memoir by Patricia Lockwood and a nonfiction book about a group of men who broke the color barrier in corporate America.

  • Four Questions for Rebecca Serle

    'PW' spoke with Rebecca Serle about the TV adaptation of her novel 'Famous in Love.'

  • Movie Alert: ‘Boss Baby’

    Back in 2010, when the picture book 'The Boss Baby' was published, author-illustrator Marla Frazee had no inclination that Alec Baldwin would one day voice her character on the big screen.

  • Movie Alert: ‘Before I Fall’

    Marking one of the first major YA movie releases of 2017, 'Before I Fall,' adapted from Lauren Oliver’s 2010 novel of the same name, opens in theaters on March 3.

  • Movie Alert: 'A Monster Calls'

    A monster is calling. YA author Patrick Ness's story of a boy named Conor who is visited after midnight by an ancient monster stalks into theaters on December 23.

  • The Boss Baby Gets a Starring Role – and Second Billing

    Marla Frazee did not immediately start planning what she'd wear to the premiere when Dreamworks Animation optioned the rights to her 2010 picture book, 'The Boss Baby.'

  • Movie Alert: 'The Great Gilly Hopkins'

    A foster girl notorious for scaring off prospective new foster parents finally meets her match in the upcoming film adaptation of Katherine Paterson's 'The Great Gilly Hopkins.'

  • Movie Alert: 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life'

    It's boy vs. middle school. The live-action adaptation of James Patterson's bestselling novel 'Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life' opens on October 7.

  • Movie Alert: 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

    Something peculiar this way comes. The big-screen adaptation of Ransom Riggs's 'Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children' arrives in theaters on September 30.

  • Movie Alert: 'The BFG'

    It's a big premiere for a big, friendly giant – and an equally sizable year for his creator.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts': From Book to Film and Back Again

    Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced its global publishing licensees for the November 18, 2016, feature film release 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and its sequels.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Divergent Series – Allegiant'

    'The Divergent Series: Ascendant,' the third installment in Veronica Roth's YA series hits movie theaters on March 18.

  • Movie Alert: 'The Little Prince'

    The computer and stop-motion animation adaptation of 'The Little Prince' opens in U.S. theaters on March 18, after its French release last summer.

  • The Books Behind 2016's Big Oscar Films

    From 'The Martian' to 'Brooklyn,' here is the backstory on 10 books behind Oscar-nominated films.

  • 'The Affair' and the Top Five Hollywood Takes on Book Publishing

    The Showtime series, which ended its second season on Sunday night, has become a favorite topic of water cooler chat among book industry types. With so many delighting in the travails of Brooklyn-high-school-English-teacher-turned-successful-novelist Noah Solloway, we dug up five of our favorite on-screen treatments of the book business.

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