Speed appointed as 'book to film' agent at Curtis Brown

Speed appointed as 'book to film' agent at Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown has appointed Luke Speed as a book to film agent in its book department.

Speed previously spent 15 years at Marjacq running its book to film department.

Curtis Brown joint c.e.o. Jonny Geller said: “We have long admired Luke's work as book to film agent at Marjacq and are delighted he took up this new role at Curtis Brown. Alongside our growing production arm, Cuba Pictures, Luke will work closely with our TV and film agents to offer our writers the huge opportunities in television at the moment.”

Speed said: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join Curtis Brown and work within a brilliant, innovative and dynamic team. I've spent 15 wonderful years at Marjacq, representing book to film rights, along with managing and developing screenwriters and directors' careers and when I was offered the chance to move across and work with Curtis Brown's stellar list of authors, I leapt at the chance.”

At Curtis Brown Speed will continue to represent film rights to best-selling authors Damien Lewis and JJ Connolly.