Warner Bros Animation and “Selma” and “A Wrinkle in Time” director Ana DuVernay are teaming for a television adaptation of the best-selling book series “Wings of Fire”.
The studio secured the exclusive rights to Tui Sutherland’s sought-after publishing phenomenon for DuVernay in a highly competitive situation with multiple parties bidding for the middle grade fantasy book series, which thus far has spawned 15 novels, three graphic novels and four short stories.
With more than nine million copies in print and available in 16 languages, the ”Wings of Fire” book series is an epic adventure set in a world entirely ruled by dragons. Across two continents and 10 tribes, the series explores vicious wars, enduring friendships, and heroic quests that span generations of fascinating dragon characters.
Meanwhile, Sony Playstation announced earlier today that popular video game “The Last of Us” will get the TV treatment over at HBO.
Neil Druckmann, creator of the top-selling game and “Chernobyl” alum Craig Mazin, who’ll co-write and executive produce, are uniting to introduce telly regulars to
“This is the first of many shows we intend to develop with our friends at PlayStation Productions,” said Chris Parnell, the co-president of Sony Pictures Television Studios.