On the basis of a book proposal, Amblin has optioned Daughters of the Resistance by Judy Battalion (William Morrow, 2020), about Jewish women who fought against the Nazis. (Deadline Hollywood)

Paramount has optioned the 13 books in the Ology YA fantasy series-- written by Dugald Steer and others-- with Akiva Goldsman overseeing a group of top film writers with the aim of creating seven scripts with interconnected stories. (Deadline Hollywood)

The YA bestseller This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp (Sourcebooks, 2016), about a hostage situation in an Alabama high school, has been optioned by Gotham Group. (Deadline Hollywood)

Locksmith Animation optioned Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans (David Fickling Books, 2017), a children's book about a 10 year-old girl and her stuffed animal rabbit. (Deadline Hollywood)

The first children's book by Sophie Kinsella, called Fairy Mom and Me (Delacorte, January), has been optioned by Lambur Prodiuctions. (Kidscreen)

Stephenie Meyer's The Chemist (Little Brown, 2016), about a government agent, has been optioned by Tomorrow Studios for a TV deal. (Deadline Hollywood)