Cole Sprouse, who stars as Jughead Jones in CW's cult hit Riverdale, is in negotiations to topline in Five Feet Apart, a romantic drama from CBS Films. Justin Baldoni, the Jane the Virgin star who is a director of several documentaries, is helming the feature.
Laura Harrington has been tapped to write The Trials of Nina McCall, which will tell the storyofone of the largest mass quarantines in U.S. history. The film is an adaptation of the forthcoming book by Scott Wasserman Stern, which is due out in spring 2018 from Beacon Press.
EXCLUSIVE: The Murders of Molly Southbourne, a novella written by Tade Thompson which is designed as the first in an ongoing series from MacMillan Publishing imprint Tor.com, has just been optioned by Cathy Schulman's Welle Entertainment (a co-venture with Primary Wave Entertainment).
EXCLUSIVE: Welle Entertainment has just acquired the film and TV rights to Julian Guthrie's non-fiction book Alpha Girls about the unsung female heroes of Silicon Valley. It won the property after a bidding war that included Amazon, Universal, Brett Ratner, Smokehouse and others.
Scott W. Stern's The Trials of Nina McCall, the true story of one of the largest mass quarantines in U.S. history and the women who fought against it, is being adapted into a film. Cathy Schulman's Welle Entertainment has acquired the film rights to Stern's upcoming nonfiction book, which is scheduled for publication in the spring of 2018 by Beacon Press.
EXCLUSIVE: Cathy Schulman, former head of production at STX Entertainment, just launched a new production and finance company called Welle Entertainment. In addition, she has entered into a co-venture with Primary Wave Entertainment and is starting up with several diverse film and television projects already on the slate.