Film & Television
The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency works directly with producers and film studios, and in close association with leading Film & TV agencies including Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Intellectual Property Group (IPG) in Los Angeles, to secure the best deals with TV production companies, film studios and broadcasters in the UK and Hollywood.
The incredibly funny and relatable debut novel Virgin by Radhika Sanghani has been optioned by Blackpills for their new on-demand video platform. Publisher’s Weekly described the novel as ‘story for millennials is a wonderful blend of modern angst with old-fashioned sweetness.’ Blackpills will offer a similar service and … Read more
We’re delighted to announce that Fiona Valpy’s gorgeous The French For series including The French For Love, The French For Always and The French For Christmas has been optioned by Rainmark films. Rainmark Films have worked on projects such as The Same Sky, The Frankenstein Chronicles, Muhammad Ali’s … Read more
Film rights for Caleb Krisp’s children’s book Anyone But Ivy Pocket (Bloomsbury) have been acquired by the major Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures. Producer of The Hunger Games and Cinderella, Allison Shearmur, will be producing the film with the scriptwriters behind Sherlock Holmes, Kieran and Michele Mulroney, writing the script. The … Read more
The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency has secured the 30th foreign translation deal for Fiona Barton’s transatlantic bestseller The Widow. Further to being No.2 on The Sunday Times bestseller list in the UK, The Widow is now climbing the New York Times chart in the US and is already at No.9, and … Read more
The Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency is delighted to announce that TV rights for Fiona Barton’s The Widow have been optioned by Playground Television, the production company behind the drama series The Missing and Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall. Sophie Gardiner, creative director of Playground Television, said: … Read more