Warner Bros. Pictures has won a major bidding war for the film rights to Ally Carter’s young adult thriller novel “Heist Society” says The Hollywood Reporter
The story follows Katarina Bishop, a woman from a family made up of famed master thieves. When a mobster’s priceless art collection goes missing, her father becomes the prime suspect and she assembles a team to find and retrieve the artwork.
In the books Bishop is a teenager at boarding school, the film version will age the various characters slightly upwards – making them in their early 20’s.
Denise Di Novi and Alison Greenspan are producing the film which Warners won over the likes of Disney, Paramount and Summit.