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"Invisibility," "Black," "Blood" Get Adapted

By Garth Franklin Wednesday May 7th 2014 12:16AM
"Invisibility," "Black," "Blood" Get Adapted

Invisibility
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the screen rights to David Levithan and Andrea Cremer's young adult supernatural romance novel "Invisibility". No writer or producer is currently attached.

The story follows a sixteen-year-old boy who is literally invisible. He then meets and falls for his new neighbor, the one person who can actually see him. The two the set out to discover the truth behind his affliction, uncovering curses and spells along the way. [Source: Heat Vision]

Black Man (aka. "Thirteen")
Producers Kate Cohen and Marisa Polvino ("Transcendence") have acquired the rights to Richard K. Morgan's 2007 futuristic noir thriller novel "Black Man" (aka. "Thirteen").

Kenny Golde will adapt the screenplay. The story follows a man hired to take down a dangerous genetically-enhanced soldier who has returned to Earth and has left a trail of brutally slain bodies in his wake. [Source: Heat Vision]

Blood Will Out
"Up in the Air" novelist Walter Kirn and scribe Sheldon Turner are re-teaming for a limited series TV adaptation of Kirn's autobiographical book "Blood Will Out" for Sony Pictures TV. Kirn and Turner will write the adaptation together.

The story chronicles the 10-year friendship between Kirn and German con artist Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter who became a fixture in Boston high society for more than a decade after he claimed to be an heir to the Rockefeller dynasty. [Source: Deadline]

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