Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix.

Michael Joseph publisher Joel Richardson acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) from Sabila Khan at Dutton. World rights for Out of Time had already been pre-empted by Lindsey Rose in North America, and Goldman pre-empted the German rights. Michael Joseph will publish in summer 2020.

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