Innis Lake Entertainment optioned film/TV rights to the Dave Gurney series by John Verdon, about a retired NYPD homicide detective (the first book in the series, Think Of A Number, was published by Crown, 2010). (Deadline Hollywood).
John Krasinski's Sunday Night Productions has optioned The King of Oil: The Secret Lives of Marc Rich by Daniel Ammann (St. Martin's Press, 2009), a biography of the commodities trader who was pardoned by Bill Clinton. (Deadline Hollywood)
The series the County Guides to Murder by Ian Sansom (book one was released by Witness Impulse in 2013), about a professor whose project of writing guides to the counties of England keeps getting interrupted by murders, has been optioned by Bryncoed Productions. (Deadline Hollywood)
The Boogeyman, a short story by Stephen King (first published in 1973), about a creature in a closet who steals a man's children, has been optioned by 20th Century Fox. (Deadline Hollywood)
The graphic novel series Lunch Lady by Jarrett Krosoczka (Knopf Books For Young Readers, 2009), about a woman who is a cafeteria worker by day and a crime fighter by night, has now moved to Sony. It was previously under option with Universal. (Deadline Hollywood)