Tue, 16/04/2013 - 08:50
Swedish thriller Chain of Events by scriptwriter Fredrik T Olsson has attracted a rush of attention at LBF, attracting eight pre-empt deals around the world, with film rights already optioned by Warner Bros.
Represented by agent Jonas Axelsson, who was previously a publisher at Albert Bonnier Forlag and who launched his...
Mon, 11/06/2012 - 08:12
Smaller publishers are using Apple's iBooks Author application to bring interactive digital books to Apple's iBookstore, confounding expectations that they would be put off by Apple's restrictive terms.
The publishers have been actively encouraged by Apple to develop books using the app so as to showcase the tool and...
Mon, 30/04/2012 - 07:55
Warner Bros has today released enhanced film scripts as e-books into three major digital bookstores.
Apple's iBookstore, Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook store are selling titles from the company's "digital publishing initiative" Inside the Script, offering readers the shooting script from their...
Wed, 16/09/2009 - 03:31
Orlando resort Universal Studios is to open a theme park based on the exploits of Harry Potter. The Wizarding Worlds of Harry Potter is set to open in spring 2010.
The Daily Telegraph reports that the theme park is being developed "in co-ordination with" author J K Rowling and will recreated Hogwarts school and the...
Tue, 19/05/2009 - 10:12
Warner Bros has acquired the rights to ITV1 series "Primeval" in a "high six-figure deal"; Titan Books and Penguin publish tie-in titles to the series.
The show follows a team of scientists who discover strange anomalies ripping wormholes in the fabric of time; in the film, the action will move to the US.
Thu, 08/11/2007 - 22:09
Harry Potter-mania has gone into overdrive over a new website counting down the release of a mysterious project called James Potter and the Hall of Elder’s Crossing, reports News.com.au.
The internet is abuzz with speculation that an eighth Harry Potter novel is about to be released because of the "harry potter book 8...
Thu, 01/11/2007 - 07:32
J K Rowling and Warner Bros are suing an independent US publisher over an unofficial encyclopedic companion to the Harry Potter series, as it infringes copyright and attempts to cash in on the brand, reports Reuters.
The 400-page book, The Harry Potter Lexicon, which is due to be released by RDR Books on 28th November in the...