Paramount Acquires A French “Likeness”

Paramount Pictures has acquired the film rights to Tana French’s novel “The Likeness” says Deadline.

The story follows a young female detective who goes undercover to solve a murder in an elite college town, but finds this new world to be quite seductive.

The book is a sequel to French’s novel “In The Woods” which Paramount has also acquired. Stephanie Savage will adapt the script and produce alongside Josh Schwartz.