Screen Gems Adapting “Black City”

Screen Gems is developing a feature film based on Elizabeth Richards’ young-adult fantasy novel series “Black City”. The first book in the series hits stores next month.

The series is set in the burning ruins of the Black City, where in the aftermath of a bloody war humans and Darklings live divided by a high wall. It’s there a half-blood Darkling and the daughter of the Sentry Emissary who hates Darklings, struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other.

Screen Gems is currently searching for a screenwriter to adapt the material