The Shining Girls
MRC and Appian Way are developing a TV adaptation of South African writer Lauren Beukes’ upcoming book “The Shining Girls”.
The novel tells the story of a serial killer named Harper Curtis who discovers a house in Depression-era Chicago that allows him to time travel through the decades. To keep traveling, he must kill girls burning bright with talent and potential. [Source: Heat Vision]
Relativity has acquired John Scott Shepherd’s romantic dramedy spec script “Jump” at Vendetta Entertainment.
The story has a strong male role at the center, while Sheldon Turner and Jennifer Klein will produce. [Source: Deadline]
Bon Aire Productions has optioned Nathan Zoebl’s spec script “Keeping Time”.
The story follows a for-hire time traveler who specializes in ‘preventing’ bad relationships. He meets his match with a mysterious woman who is determined to stop him from completing his mission. [Source: Deadline]
Scribes Ken Marino & Erica Oyama are set to script the comedy “True Freshman” at 20th Century Fox, 21 Laps & Radar.
The story is a campus comedy bout a team of underdogs attempt to restore athletics to their long past position of greatness at a snooty Ivy League school. [Source: Deadline]