Jekyll & Hyde-Themed Drama in Development at the CW

Jekyll & Hyde-Themed Drama in Development at the CW

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The CW is working on creating a drama-based series based of the book The Strange Case Of the Alchemist Daughter by Theodora Goss.    Variety reports that writer AJ Marechal, producer Glenn Geller, Gotham Group and CBS TV Studios will help bring the book to life.      Image via The Verge     The Strange Case Of the Alchemist Daughter by Theodora Goss was first published in 2017. The book centers around two women who discover they are half-sisters, one from Dr. Jekyll and the other from Mr. Hyde. Set in Victorian England, the story begins once the sisters uncover mysterious murders that lead back to their father(s). I can’t see to see this!  …

Psychological Thriller Series Based on ‘The One’ Coming to Netflix

Psychological Thriller Series Based on ‘The One’ Coming to Netflix

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Netflix is back at it again with a new sci-fi show based on The One by John Marr.   Deadline reports Netflix will be making The One a ten-episode series! The story takes place in a dystopian society that has discovered a scientific way to find people’s perfect match.   Image via Twitter   The show will be created and adapted by BAFTA award winner, Howard Overman.   The book was originally a bestselling e-book that garnered numerous of positive reviews in which many claimed it was book they simply could not put down. With that being said… whose ready to binge watch!       Feature Image via Dead Good …

Margot Robbie Produces Thrilling  Adaptation of ‘Barbed Wire Heart’

Margot Robbie Produces Thrilling Adaptation of ‘Barbed Wire Heart’

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Tess Sharpe’s novel Barbed Wire Heart is becoming a film, and it sounds like it’s going be intense!    Image via Amazon   Deadline reports that a thriller drama based on Tess Sharpe’s novel, to which Warner Bros. has recently bought the rights, is in production. The story follows sixteen-year-old Harley McKenna who must fight against the rival drug gang that killed her mother, stand up to her father and care for the abused women in a shelter she has created, while her drug dealing, killer father prepares her daughter to take on the business. The film will be produced by  Margot Robbie, and Dan Lin, and the script will be adapted by WestWorld writer, Carly …

Common and Jonny Lee Miller to Star in Film Adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin’s “Nine Lives”

Common and Jonny Lee Miller to Star in Film Adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin’s “Nine Lives”

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The upcoming film adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Nine Lives has just revealed two of its cast members. Deadline reports that Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Elementary) and Academy Award-winning musician Common (Selma, The Hate U Give) will be playing major roles in the upcoming film. And thankfully, filming will begin summer 2019!   Image via Gizmodo   Nine Lives is about the consequences of human cloning, and Siri Rodnes and Tom Basden are in charge of adapting it for the screen. This film will be Rodnes’ directorial debut. The team will be rounded out by producers Gavin Humphries (who has been nominated for the BAFTA award for the short film, Pin Cushion) and Josephine …

Sarah Dessen Releasing New Book 2019 with HarperCollins

Sarah Dessen Releasing New Book 2019 with HarperCollins

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Sarah Dessen has been a YA icon for years. Her writing has touched the heart of millions of young adults for as long as I can remember.   Growing up, her stories were all I could read, so I’m especially happy to hear that she is releasing a new book next summer! US News reports that Dessen is working with HarperCollins to release her newest story, which is about “a girl reconnecting with family members she hasn’t seen in years” Described as a “big-hearted, sweeping” story, everyone will be dying to read it.    Image via Penguin Teen     Having received the American Library Association’s Margaret A. Edwards …