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‘All The Secrets Of The World’ Novel Being Adapted For Television By The Gotham Group, Jon Feldman & 20th TV

EXCLUSIVE: 20th Television has optioned Steve Almond’s coming near near new Your total Secrets of the World to adapt as a tv series. The Gotham Community, which is below a first-witness deal at 20th, would invent, and Jon Feldman (Monarch, Designated Survivor) is hooked up as showrunner. 20th Television is the studio. A search is underway for a creator.

Your total Secrets of the World is jam to be published by Zando on April 19. The guide,  described as “a sweeping social new,” opens in 1981 in Sacramento, where 13-365 days-oldschool Lorena Saenz has right been paired with Jenny Stallworth for the science moving by a trainer hoping to unite two girls from starkly assorted worlds. The unlikely friendship they make will arrangement their households into an online of secrets and tactics and lies, one which sends Lorena on an unforgiving odyssey during the desolate tract, previous the gates of a non secular cult in Mexico, and into the darkish coronary heart of The United States’s criminal justice arrangement.

Publishing firm Zando become as soon as founded in 2020 by Molly Stern, formerly with Crown Books and editor of Michelle Obama’s bestseller Changing into.

“I’m happy and downright amazed to be working with the of us at 20th TV and the Gotham Community in adapting Your total Secrets of the World into a series,” acknowledged Almond. “I’ve been a fanboy of Jon Feldman’s work for years, and discussing the radical with him felt esteem a Vulcan Thoughts Meld. He understood, at each and every level, what I become as soon as hoping to develop with Secrets, and I would maybe well directly stumble on that his vision for the series would each and every honor the guide, and deepen its influence. I will’t wait to originate.”

Almond is the creator of 11 books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Unusual York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Towards Football. His essays and reviews have been published in venues starting from The Unusual York Times Journal to Ploughshares to Poets & Writers, and his brief fiction has seemed in Handiest American Quick Tales, The Pushcart Prize, Handiest American Mysteries, and Handiest American Erotica.  He also is the recipient of grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts.

Feldman is showrunner of the upcoming Fox series Monarch, starring Susan Sarandon, Ticket Adkins, Anna Friel and Beth Ditto. He beforehand served as one of the showrunners of ABC’s Designated Survivor and has held showrunner positions on ABC’s Blood and Oil, among others. He created Fox’s supernatural drama Tru Calling, starring Eliza Dushku, and co-created ABC’s No Regular Household with Greg Berlanti. He has also labored on series including The Newsroom and Revenge.

The Gotham Community recently produced the movie Stargirl for Disney , and All Together Now for Netflix. Gotham is currently in production on Wendell & Wild at Netflix, in collaboration with Jordan Peele and director Henry Selick. The Gotham Community also is a producer on the recently announced Percy Jackson series on Disney .

Feldman is repped by WME, Gotham Community and Jared Levine. Almond is repped by Jenni Ferrari-Adler at Union Literary.

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