Netflix is developing a fantastic movie book – The Hollywood Reporter
beasts of prey, the first novel in a planned fantasy series, is being developed by netflix as a feature film.
Written by Ayana Gray, the story follows two black teenagers who make a dangerous alliance and embark on a journey to hunt down the vicious monster that threatens their hometown, uncovering deadly secrets along the way. The book is due out September 28 via Penguin Randomhouse imprint GP Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers.
Melody Cooper was asked to adapt the screenplay.
Bryan Unkeless’ Clubhouse Pictures will produce, with Scott Morgan serving as executive producer. Recently released clubhouse Project Power with the streaming service as well as thriller katewhich stars Mary-Elizabeth Winstead and Woody Harrelson.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Melody Cooper and the incredible teams at Netflix and Clubhouse Pictures as they work to develop beasts of prey in a movie,” Gray said.
beasts of prey marks the first novel by the author, who is represented by CAA and Park & Fine Literary and Media.
Cooper, who is replaced by CAA, Cartel and Katz Golden, recently served as editor of the 22nd season of Law and Order: SVU. His other screen credits include previously serving as a staffer on the CW anthology series. Horror story in two sentencess.