Tom Sheppard Hunts “Six” Students

Emmy-winning animation writer Tom Sheppard has scored the film and TV rights to Julian F. Thompson’s young adult thriller novel “The Grounding of Group Six” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a group of students who discover that their parents have paid their boarding school to have them killed.

Sheppard is penning the film’s script and plans to direct. Sheppard has also penned the indie feature “Would I Lie to You?”.