Wattpad is the perfect website for avid readers and writers as it is a self-publishing site that gives writers a platform, while always giving readers free and new material to read. Its growing popularity over the years has even caught production company’s eyes, as some stories have received movie deals. Ali Novak’s My Life With the Walter Boys has just been optioned by Komixx Entertainment.
Komixx Entertainment is a London-based film and TV production company that is known for optioning books from Wattpad. They have previously optioned books from like Captured by bestselling author Kelly Anne Blount, and The Kissing Booth by Beth Reekles. The Kissing Booth is currently in post-production and will be released on Netflix.
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Ali Novak’s My Life With the Walter Boys has been read more than 67 million times on Wattpad alone. The YA novel was originally self-published when Novak was just fifteen-years-old, and later published in print by Sourcebooks. You can even get it on Amazon today.
The story follows Jackie Howard, a prim and proper NYC resident who lives life by the book. When her family dies in a freak accident, she is forced to move to Colorado to live with her new guardian’s, the Walters, who have eleven boys. Jackie wants to keep her parents’ lessons alive by trying to be perfect every day, but she also wants to prove to the Walter boys that she can be fun and care-free just like them. And no YA novel is complete without a love story that will show Jackie who she really is at heart.
Stay tuned for more coverage of of the upcoming My Life With the Walter Boys adaptation. In the meantime, who would you like to see star?
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