Film & Television

Film & TV

Film rights for The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles optioned by New Regency

New Regency, whose award-winning productions include 12 Years a Slave and Fight Club, have acquired the feature film rights to The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles in a deal handled directly by the agency. US rights to the novel were pre-empted in a six-figure two-book deal by Hanover Square Press (HarperCollins),… Read more

I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll optioned for film

Film rights for Teresa’s Driscoll’s bestselling novel I Am Watching You have been been optioned by leading Bollywood film studio B4U Films, in a deal negotiated by Associate Agent and film & TV coordinator Hayley Steed. Creative Producer at B4U, Meenakshi Sharma, has said: “What has attracted us to I Am Watching You is… Read more

Little Darlings by Melanie Golding optioned by Free Range Films

Film rights for Melanie Golding’s debut novel Little Darlings have been optioned by Free Range Films, the production company co-founded by Notting Hill director Roger Mitchell and Bafta award-winning producer Kevin Loader. The deal was negotiated by Associate Agent and film & TV coordinator Hayley Steed. The novel was pre-empted… Read more

Bologna Book Fair 2018

Another year, and another Bologna Book Fair has flown past in a flurry of meetings. It is fair to say that Bologna is by far my favourite book fair. It’s spring (in Italy, at least) and as everyone emerges from winter the energy is invigorating. There’s nothing I like more… Read more

HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW? by Holly Bourne coming to screen with Ecosse Films

  Ecosse Films have optioned the screen rights to Holly Bourne’s debut adult novel, How Do You Like Me Now? due to be published by Hodder in June 2018. Edgy, brave and topical, How Do You Like Me Now? is a modern-day Bridget Jones and Hot Milk crossed with the popular… 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.