According to Deadline DreamWorks Studio has acquired Shadow and Bone by debut novelist Leigh Bardugo. Harry Potter producer David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford will produce.
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“We found not just a fantastic story, but one set in a mystical and fascinating world that will translate well to the big screen,” said DreamWorks production president Holly Bario. “We are excited to begin adapting this book and look forward to working with David Heyman who has unparalleled proven success in this genre.”
Heyman called Shadow And Bone “a riveting and wholly original adventure set in a breathtakingly imaginative world.”
Published June 5, the book is in its third printing after debuting on The New York Times Best Seller List. The next book in the series, Siege And Storm, is scheduled for release in June 2013 with the third installment coming in summer 2014. Bardugo is repped by New Leaf Literary & Media.