Film & Television

Film & TV

Producers of The Bodyguard option detective thriller for new series

Charlie Bird’s The Mindful Detective: Art of Death has been optioned for TV by World Productions, the team behind the hit series’ The Bodyguard and Line of Duty. The first book in The Mindful Detective series, Art of Death follows two ‘chalk and cheese’ detectives attempting solve the murder of a performance artist. When a… Read more

Holly Bourne’s YA novel optioned by Duck Soup Films

Bestselling author Holly Bourne’s latest offering in the world of Young Adult fiction, Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes?, has been optioned for TV by Duck Soup Films. Holly’s seventh full length YA novel deals with the prevalent subject of teenage mental illness, and the production company has promised to give… Read more

Warner Bros. acquires film rights to Beautiful Bad 

We are absolutely delighted to announce that film rights to Annie Ward’s debut thriller, Beautiful Bad, have been acquired by Warner Bros. Pictures, on behalf of Kroll & Co. Industry leader, Sue Kroll, will produce through her Kroll & Co. Entertainment banner, a Warner Bros. based production that engages with… Read more

TV rights for The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal optioned by Buccaneer Media

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal has been optioned for TV by acclaimed production company Buccaneer Media, in a deal handled directly by the agency. The news broke yesterday on Variety and The Bookseller. Tony Wood and Anna Burns will Executive Produce for Buccaneer Media, while Kyle Loftus has been appointed at… Read more

Highlights of the week: 7th – 13th April

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman is No.1 again this week in both the paperback and e-book charts. I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll was No.1 again in the UK Kindle chart this week, and Turkish rights have been acquired by Kanes Yayinlari. Film rights for The Boy at the Keyhole… Read more

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency works directly with producers and film studios, and in close association with leading Film & TV agencies such as Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Los Angeles, to secure the best deals with TV production companies, film studios and broadcasters in the UK and Hollywood.