Sports content studio Game1 and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s production label West2East Empire are developing Braddock, a movie based on Greg Nichols’ book Striking Gridiron about the 1959 Braddock High School football team. Set to star Joshua Jackson and Kate Bosworth, Gregory Caruso will direct and adapt. Read more here.
STRIKING GRIDIRON in Development with Game1 and West2East Empire
Netflix Acquires the rights to MONSTER
Netflix has acquired the rights to the film based upon the award winning and bestselling novel, MONSTER by Walter Dean Myers, which was directed by Anthony Mandler. The film first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, and will be released Spring 2021. Read the full announcement here.
REAL LIFE and BLACK SUNDAY have been longlisted for the 2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize
Jasmine Guillory Recommends THE ADDRESS BOOK
Novelist Jasmine Guillory selected Deirdre Mask’s THE ADDRESS BOOK as one of her top picks to read in November. See her talk about the book here.