Fox And Film Rites Win ‘Red Sparrow’ Spy Thriller Auction

By | Thursday April 25, 2013 @ 11:59am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: After a spirited bidding battle involving multiple studios, 20th Century Fox has just closed a 7-figure deal for film rights to the international spy thriller Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews. Film RitesSteve Zaillian and Garrett … Read More »

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TOLDJA! Fox Acquires Online Book Sensation ‘Wool’

By | Wednesday May 16, 2012 @ 4:23pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Deadline revealed last week that 20th Century would acquire film rights to Hugh Howey book Wool, an e-book being called science fiction’s answer to Fifty Shades Of Grey. Here’s the confirmation:

RANDOM HOUSE’S CENTURY ACQUIRES NEW SELF-PUBLISHED PHENOMENON HUGH HOWEY WITH FILMS RIGHTS SNAPPED UP BY RIDLEY SCOTT AND

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20th Century Fox Spins ‘Wool’ For Scott Free And Film Rites

By | Friday May 11, 2012 @ 7:11pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: I’m hearing that 20th Century Fox is the frontrunner to acquire Wool, a self-published e-book that has become an internet sensation and is being called the sci-fi version of Fifty Shades of Grey. Ridley and Tony Scott’s Scott Free … Read More »

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