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Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil Acquired by Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures acquired the rights to Soman Chainani‘s The School for Good and Evil in a seven-figure deal.

The newly released novel is the first installment in epic fantasy trilogy published by HarperCollins.  Slated for three films, Jane Startz will produce and Chainani will write the script with Malia Scotch-MarmoDeadline Hollywood had the scoop:

Deadline revealed last Thursday that the Oz The Great And Powerful producer had partnered with Jane Startz Production to acquire movie rights to The School For Good And Evil. After a spirited auction, Universal Pictures won the property in a seven-figure deal for book and scriptwriting fees.

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