Animals producer Sarah Brocklehurst’s Brock Media has optioned the rights to award-winning creator Caleb Azumah Nelson’s Small Worlds.
Brock, which has a partnership take care of BBC Studios, will develop the novel right into a TV present having fought off “a number of bidders”, in accordance with BBC Studios.
Set in London and Ghana, the novel, which is due for launch in Could and is Nelson’s second following Costa Award-winning Open Water, follows protagonist Stephen over three summers and is about fathers, sons, religion and friendship.
Brock will work intently with Nelson, who will write the script.
“Small Worlds is a up to date masterpiece: thrilling, pressing and filled with coronary heart,” stated Brocklehurst. “I had such a powerful emotional response to the e-book so it’s an honour to have been entrusted with bringing it to the display screen.”
Brock was arrange a yr in the past with a growth, manufacturing and distribution take care of BBC Studios. The corporate can also be making The Outrun, Nora Fingscheidt’s adaptation of Amy Liptrot’s memoir starring Saoirse Ronan, together with a TV adaptation of Animals author Emma Jane Unsworth’s memoir After the Storm.
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