August 06, 2007 09:48:12 GMT
Producer Scott Rudin has won the screen rights to "The Dangerous Book for Boys" and will produce the adaptation for Walt Disney Pictures.
Scoot Rudin, the motion picture producer widely known for such film projects as "Failure to Launch" (2006) and "The Queen" (2006), has acquired the rights to turn "The Dangerous Book for Boys" into a big screen adaptation for Walt Disney Pictures.
"The Dangerous Book for Boys" is a non-fiction guidebook written by British siblings Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden and published by Harper Collins. The book, which is aimed at boys "from eight to eighty," was first published in the UK June last year and in the US in May 2007.
Already held the No. 1 and No. 2 spots on the New York Times and Publishers Weekly best-seller lists, the book, moreover, has sold more than 1 million copies worldwide and won the British Book Award for Book of the Year.
As of the plot, "The Dangerous Book for Boys" covers around eighty topics, from building a tree-house to catching rabbits and how to understand girls.
There have yet further details on the upcoming film project since the purchase of its screen rights is still in early stage. Stay tuned for we'll be the first to let you know.