Here are some of the stories that have been optioned by our studio and production company partners.
The Seventh Function of Language, by Laurent Binet
TaleFlick has obtained the adaptation rights for The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet, and joined forces with Vincent Sieber, a The Chronicles of Narnia producer, to develop it. The novel is a satirical alternative history of French intelligentsia in the early 80s, set against an international stage.
The Desert and Its Seed, by Jorge Barón Biza
TaleFlick has obtained the adaptation rights for modern Argentinian classic The Desert and Its Seed by Jorge Barón Biza (1942–2001), a journalist and professor who also worked for various Argentinian publishing houses. His family’s tragic lives are documented in several books. Written in a captivating plain style with dark, bitter humor, The Desert and Its Seed has been published to enormous acclaim throughout the Spanish-speaking world and translated into many languages.
Too Big to Jail, by Jacob Kushner & Daniel Ammann
"Too Big to Jail" is an article originally published on The Economist. It's the story of José Manuel Ramos, a senior member of the Medellín cartel that, in the 1990s, told prosecutors in America and Switzerland he would help them catch cocaine traffickers. Was Ramos really a reformed character? Or did he just tell the authorities what they wanted to hear?
The Ticket, by Heather Grace Stewart
Just as a single mother has given up on men for good, the perfect one comes along to sweep her off her feet with a free trip to five international destinations. She fights her instant attraction to him, as she has her own career and daughters to think of. They only grow closer as they see more of the world together, and she realizes she has to take risks to truly start living again.
The Spring Girls, by Anna Todd
Four sisters desperately seeking the blueprints to life—the modern-day retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women like only Anna Todd (After, Imagines) could do. The Spring Girls—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—are a force of nature on the New Orleans military base where they live.
The A to Z of Everything, by Debbie Johnson
Two sisters, Rose and Poppy, used to be best friends, but now resent one another. Their mother, Andrea, decides to reunite them: on her deathbed, she records videos detailing a series of instructions, each one of them based on a word starting with a letter of the alphabet. Discovering truths, facing buried family secrets, the A-Z allows the sisters to learn, love, and laugh their way back into each other's lives.
Rolaboi Renegade Skater, by Jayson Sutcliffe
After finding a pair of rusty roller skates in his grandmother’s garage, Jayson Sutcliffe went on to become Australia’s first and only male world champion in the sport.
Chasing Black Gold, by Robert Stone
Based on a true story. For two decades, Robert Stone made his living on the high seas - a modern-day pirate. He was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter and smuggler, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. This is an account of his life.
South of Main Street, by Robert Gately
What if helping out those in need becomes a legal battle within your own family? A sensible account of mental health issues, having nothing to lose, and what it means to leave a positive legacy.
Man & Horse, by John Egenes
Based on a true story. At 24 and coming from a poor background, John wanted to go coast to coast on horseback, so he did. He experiences all that America has to offer, while making a lifelong friend in Gizmo, his esteemed horse. A story about pushing oneself to the limit - and then going further.
Starfish On Thursday, by Amie Ryan
A Seattle girl tells stories about growing up in the ‘70s and ‘80s, while dealing with an abusive mother - and still, does it with wit and a sense of wonder that takes the reader along for the ride.
The Secret to Falling in Love, by Victoria Cooke
Career woman and social media addict, Mel wants to settle down and find a man. Online dating isn't working - after a long line of losers, she decides a social media detox is in order. By going back to old-fashioned ways of communicating, she reconnects with herself and finds her way to love.
Gods Of Our Time, by Michael Bowker
This emotional and powerful novel transports readers back to the robust energy and romantic lights of 1920s Paris. It chronicles the life of Sophie Masson, a woman far ahead of her time. It is a story of culture, passion and self-discovery as she meets Jake, an irresistible American journalist, sent to Paris to interview the great artists gathered in France -- Hemingway, Picasso, Fitzgerald and others.
Egomaniac, by Vi Keeland
New to NYC, and scammed out of her life-savings, a marriage counselor has to share an office with a divorce lawyer. He seems like an arrogant jerk - but little does she know they are perfect for one another.
Madame Presidentess, by Nicole Evelina
Forty-eight years before women were granted the right to vote, Victoria Woodhull dared to run for President of the United States. This is her amazing story, from infancy through the end of the campaign.
Queenie’s Teapot, by Carolyn Steele
In the London of the future, randomly-selected British citizens run the government. Queenie, the tea-serving antihero, is selected as the head of state in this cheeky look at our current political climate.
Teleport, by Kevin Berry
London, 2065. Scientist Maddie McLeod and her AI Robot teenage daughter perfect the process of teleportation. Exciting new technology in a dystopian future, with plenty of action and intrigue.