EXCLUSIVE: 20th Tv has optioned Steve Almond’s drawing near near contemporary All The Secrets of the World to adapt as a television assortment. The Gotham Crew, which is under a first-peep deal at 20th, would originate, and Jon Harmon Feldman (Monarch, Designated Survivor) is connected as showrunner. 20th Tv is the studio. A search is underway for a author.
All The Secrets of the World is determined to be published by Zando on April 19. The e book, described as “a sweeping social contemporary,” opens in 1981 in Sacramento, the build 13-Twelve months-frail Lorena Saenz has lawful been paired with Jenny Stallworth for the science ultimate by a teacher hoping to unite two girls from starkly various worlds. The potentially now not friendship they fabricate will plot their families into a web of secrets and lies, one that sends Lorena on an unforgiving odyssey by the desolate tract, previous the gates of a non secular cult in Mexico, and into the unlit heart of The US’s prison justice draw.
Publishing company Zando used to be founded in 2020 by Molly Stern, beforehand with Crown Books, and editor of Michelle Obama’s bestseller Turning into.
“I’m overjoyed and downright amazed to be working with the of us at 20th TV and the Gotham Crew in adapting Your complete Secrets of the World into a assortment,” talked about Almond. “I’ve been a fanboy of Jon Feldman’s work for years, and discussing the contemporary with him felt like a Vulcan Tips Meld. He understood, at each and each level, what I hoped to form with Secrets, and I could per chance straight stare that his vision for the assortment would each and each honor the e book, and deepen its affect. I will’t wait to commence.”
Almond is the creator of 11 books of fiction and nonfiction, along side the Original York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and In opposition to Soccer. His essays and opinions were published in venues starting from The Original York Times Journal to Ploughshares to Poets & Writers, and his instant fiction has appeared in Most productive American Brief Reviews, The Pushcart Prize, Most productive American Mysteries, and Most productive American Erotica. He furthermore is the recipient of grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Feldman is showrunner of the upcoming Fox assortment Monarch, starring Susan Sarandon, Price Adkins, Anna Friel and Beth Ditto. He beforehand served as indubitably one of the most important showrunners of ABC’s Designated Survivor and has held showrunner positions on ABC’s Blood and Oil, amongst others. He created Fox’s supernatural drama Tru Calling, starring Eliza Dushku, and co-created ABC’s No Ordinary Household with Greg Berlanti. He has furthermore labored on assortment along side The Newsroom and Revenge.
The Gotham Crew lately produced the movie Stargirl for Disney , and All Collectively Now for Netflix. Gotham is for the time being in production on Wendell & Wild at Netflix, in collaboration with Jordan Peele and director Henry Selick. The Gotham Crew furthermore is a producer on the lately offered Percy Jackson assortment on Disney .
Feldman is repped by WME, Gotham Crew and Jared Levine. Almond is repped by Jenni Ferrari-Adler at Union Literary.