DreamWorks Studios Acquires Rights to Novel Shadow and Bone
Source: DreamWorks Studios
September 12, 2012
DreamWorks Studios has acquired the feature film rights to Leigh Bardugo's debut novel "Shadow and Bone," it was announced today by Holly Bario, President of Production at the studio. The young adult fantasy was published in June 2012 by Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, and is the first in a planned three book series, called the Grisha Trilogy. David Heyman, who produced the Harry Potter films, will produce along with "Up in the Air" producer Jeffrey Clifford.
In "Shadow and Bone," a young woman must learn to control her newly discovered power in order to save her country from the Shadow Fold, a creature-filled darkness that threatens to overrun the land.