The Mark Gordon Company acquired film rights to All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez, the Superstar Whose Life Ended on Murderer's Row by James Patterson (Little Brown, January 2019). (Deadline Hollywood) .
Anonymous Content and Paramount TV have won an auction for Gregory David Roberts's Shantaram (St. Martins, 2004), the 900-plus page novel set in Australia and India, for a planned TV series. (Deadline Hollywood)
Legendary Entertainment has acquired Ferryman, a YA trilogy by Claire McFall (Kelpies Edge, 2013), that is a modern retelling of a Greek myth. (Deadline Hollywood)
When We Were Orphans by Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf, 2000) has been optioned by Caryn Mandabach Productions. The novel follows an Englishman who was raised in Shanghai and returns to China after 18 years away. (Deadline Hollywood)