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EXCLUSIVE: BCDF Pictures acquired the rights to Christina Lauren New York Times Bestseller Singles they are developing for the big screen.
Joseph Muszynski adapted the novel and Claude Dal Farra and Brian Keady of BCDF Pictures are producing with Kelsey Law. Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the seventeen best-selling authors internationally. New York Times bestselling novels published in over 30 languages.
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Singles tells the story of Olive Torres and his nemesis Ethan Thomas, who are the only people unaffected when Olive’s sister’s entire wedding party suffers from food poisoning. Suddenly there’s a free honeymoon up for grabs, and Olive will be damned if Ethan gets to enjoy paradise solo. Agreeing on a temporary truce, the couple head to Maui to take on the role of loving newlyweds.
The novel has sold over a million copies worldwide. It has over 175,000 Goodreads ratings and has received star reviews from Editors Weekly, Kirkus, and Library Journal. He was a semi-finalist of the Goodreads Choice Award 2019 and an Amazon Best Romance of 2019. He was named “Must-Read” by TODAY, Us Weekly, Bustle, BuzzFeed, and Weekly entertainment.
Christina Lauren said, “We are delighted to be working with BCDF Pictures on the adaptation of Singles, and completely obsessed with the hilarious script. We can’t wait for new and longtime fans of the book to find it on screen. Olive and Ethan couldn’t be in better hands!
BCDF Pictures is producing several book adaptations this year, including Plowmen, with Ed Harris directing and Robert Duvall and Garrett Hedlund starring, as well as New York Times Bestseller AJ Fikry’s life story, with Kunal Nayyar, Christina Hendricks and Lucy Hale. BCDF is also in post-production on Michael Morris to Leslie, starring Andrea Riseborough and Allison Janney, as well as the romantic comedy Lucy Hale The hate game, based on Sally Thorne’s bestselling novel.
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