From the press release: School’s Out for the summer blockbuster? Abaddon’s ‘Attack the Block meets Lord of the Flies’ novel optioned by Multistory Films Abaddon Books is proud to announce that it has struck a deal with Multistory Films to bring School’s Out by Scott Andrews to the big screen. Attack the Block meets Lord [...]

From the press release: The hunt is on for knights in shining armour! Are you chivalrous enough to be a Knight of the New Round Table – and win the chance to be a real knight for the day? To celebrate the release of the new Knights of Albion series of Arthurian adventure, Abaddon Books [...]

Mulholland Books today announced that Warren Ellis has signed a two book deal with the publisher. The first book  to come out of this deal will be Gun Machine, which we can expect to see in Autumn/Fall 2012. Warren says of the book that: In Gun Machine, I’m writing about a disruptive event: a small [...]

From the press release: Dragon Apocalypse series comes to Solaris Three exciting new titles from American fantasy author James Maxey have become the latest acquisition by Solaris, in a deal with John Berlyne at the Zeno Literary Agency. Greatshadow, Hush and Sorrow each form part of the Dragon Apocalypse trilogy, a fantasy series packed full [...]

From the press release: Red planet destination for new Solaris novel Champion of Mars, a new novel by British science-fiction writer Guy Haley, has become the latest acquisition by Solaris. Champion of Mars is a novel truly vast in scope and charts the troubled history of the red planet over millennia. It will be published [...]

From the press release: FEBRUARY 1ST, MILWAUKIE, OR–On the heels of such successful titles as Mogworld and Lovecraft Unbound, Dark Horse continues to add titles to a growing prose line. In June, Dark Horse once again teams up with Hugo and Bram Stoker award-winning editor Ellen Datlow (Lovecraft Unbound) to bring you this masterful marriage [...]

The Website Deadline is reporting that 20th Century Fox has acquired screen rights to the Marvel/Icon comic book miniseries Nemesis. Created by writer Mark Millar, and artist Steve McNiven, who co-own the rights to the title, Nemesis has as yet only had two issue published, so this is being optioned ridiculously early, but studios are [...]

From the press release: DISNEY ACQUIRES RADICAL’S OBLIVION August 5th, 2010, Los Angeles, CA – Radical Publishing is proud to announce that Disney has acquired the film adaptation of OBLIVION, based on Radical Publishing’s illustrated novel created by Tron: Legacy director, Joseph Kosinski, written by Rex Mundi creator, Arvid Nelson, and with illustrations by Andrée [...]

From the solicitation: Mogworld Writer: Yahtzee Croshaw Genre: Science-Fiction, Humor, Fantasy In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn’t be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He’s awfully grumpy. Plus, he’s been dead for about sixty years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and into a [...]