Tagged: Luke Speed

Iain Banks estate moves representation to Curtis Brown

The literary estate of Iain Banks has moved its representation to the Curtis Brown Group from the Mic Cheetham Agency with a screen deal already secured.... Read more

Whitaker's We Begin at the End optioned by 20th Television

US production company 20th Television has acquired rights to develop Chris Whitaker's We Begin at the End (Zaffre, 2020) in a "highly competitive situation", according... Read more

Candlish's Our House snapped up for screen

Red Planet Pictures has optioned property thriller Our House by Louise Candlish (Simon & Schuster UK) following an auction. Read more

Golden Globe-winning producer buys film rights to Gowar's debut

Film and television rights to Imogen Hermes Gowar’s debut novel The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock (Harvill Secker) have been secured by BAFTA and Golden Globe winning producer Colin Callender's company Playground.... Read more

'Irish Bridget Jones' gets film deal with Element

The "Irish Bridget Jones" by journalists Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen will be adapted for film by Element Pictures. Read more

Orenda Books joins forces with Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown Group will from now on handle translation and TV/film rights for Orenda Books, according to a deal signed by both companies.... Read more

Oyelowo to star in film of Younge's book

David Oyelowo, Allegiance Theater and Double E Pictures are to produce a film of Guardian Faber non-fiction title A Day in the Death of America... Read more

Orenda's Dark Iceland series optioned for TV

Ragnar Jónasson's Dark Iceland series, published by Orenda Books, has been optioned for TV by On the Corner, the UK production company responsible for the... Read more

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... Read more

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