Lionsgate has acquired the TV rights to Sylvia Day‘s bestselling Crossfire series. So far, Day has sold 12 million copies of books in the series.
Lionsgate is the studio behind the Orange Is the New Black adaptation for Netflix and the blockbuster adaptations of The Hunger Games and Twilight. Executive vice president Chris Selak will lead development of the project. Here’s more from the release:
The Crossfire series centers on Eva Tramell,a young up-and-comer in the advertising world, and billionaire businessman, Gideon Cross who are both trying to overcome their devastating and abusive pasts. As they are intensely drawn to one another, both physically and emotionally, the two must find a way to heal each other in order to move on and establish a healthy romantic relationship. Populated with a diverse cast of secondary characters and a vibrant Manhattan setting, Crossfire is both a contemporary and timeless tale of love and the fight for redemption.