Tagged: film

Tolkien estate takes stand against biopic

J R R Tolkien’s estate has condemned the forthcoming biopic starring Nicholas Hoult as The Hobbit author. Read more

Beanie Feldstein to star in How To Build a Girl film

Beanie Feldstein, Paddy Considine and Alfie Allen have joined the cast of the adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel How To Build A Girl.... Read more

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office

Films based on books take 44% more at the box office in the UK and 53% more worldwide than original screenplays, research from the Publishers... Read more

Diane Banks' agency rebrands with backing from Luke Johnson

Diane Banks Associates has relaunched as creative talent agency Northbank Talent Management, in collaboration with business leader Luke Johnson, who is financially backing the venture.... Read more

HQ's post-natal thriller optioned for film

Thriller debut Little Darlings by Melanie Golding has been optioned by Free Range Films, months after it was snapped up by HQ in a six-figure... Read more

Niven to adapt 'All the Bright Places' for film

US author Jennifer Niven is writing the screenplay for her YA novel All the Bright Places, which is published in the UK by Penguin Random... Read more

Girl on the Train…in New York

The film version of The Girl on the Train will reportedly be set in New York as opposed to London. The bestselling title, published by... Read more

Redmayne to star in 'Fantastic Beasts'

Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne has been cast as the lead actor in Harry Potter spin-off film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, ... Read more

Puttnam to bring Greenpeace book to screen

The story of Greenpeace activists Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg by Ben Stewart will be made into a film buy Oscar-winner Lord Puttnam. The... Read more

Headey buys film rights for 'H is for Hawk'

Film rights for Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk (Jonathan Cape) have been acquired by actress Lena Headey, who stars in the hugely successful television... Read more

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