EXCLUSIVE: We hear that Universal Photos in a aggressive state of affairs has taken the rights to Alexandra Andrews’ unpublished debut suspense novel Underneath Another Title which Quick & Livid franchise producer Chris Morgan and Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal will produce.
The novel is described as a taut and twisty, character-driven novel, and is tentatively set for publication in March 2021 by Little Brown within the U.S., Tinder Press within the UK, and in a dozen languages across the globe. Andrews labored as an editor and reporter at ProPublica and as a business copywriter earlier than transferring together with her husband and daughter to Paris, the place she wrote Underneath Another Title.
Morgan and Ainsley Davies will produce via their Universal-Based mostly Chris Morgan Productions. Davies is the corporate’s Head of Improvement.
Pascal has had a implausible yr with the Oscar-winning success of Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse, the $1.1 billion grossing sequel Spider-man: Far From Residence and the upcoming Christmas Day launch Little Girls from two-time Oscar nominated filmmaker Greta Gerwig. Pascal will produce via her Universal-based Pascal Photos.
Universal’s SVP of Manufacturing Sara Scott and Artistic Government Christine Solar will oversee the mission.
Andrews is represented by ICM Companions. Morgan is represented by ICM Companions and legal professional Jeff Frankel.