Lionsgate has acquired the feature rights to Life After Life, the Kate Atkinson novel. Semi Chellas and Esta Spalding will adapt and Temple Hill Entertainment will produce. The novel is set against the backdrop of WWII, as a young woman discovers she has the ability to start her life from scratch. The book was published in April by Little, Brown imprint Reagan Arthur Books to much acclaim. Chellas has written on Mad Men, Spalding on The Bridge. Both are repped by UTA and Lesley Harrison, with Spalding also repped by IPG. The author is repped by Casarotto Ramsay & Associates.
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