Rights Available! Golden Boy Space Cadet Leads Mission to Save Galaxy in New YA Novel

Matthew Pearl's 'Into the Shadows,' along with Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman's 'The Andromeda Cycle,' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of Globe Magazine
"Into the Shadows" by Matthew Pearl

"Into the Shadows" (The Boston Globe, May 1) by Matthew Pearl
Agency: WME

Within hours of publication, The Dante Club author's fascinating true-life tale about how Boston hired the first police detectives during the 1840s generated inquiries from producers interested in this NYPD Blue-meets-The Knick story.

The Andromeda Cycle (Knopf, 2018) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
Agency: Kohner Agency

A new project from the duo behind the YA sci-fi tale Illuminae (in development at Plan B) is pitched as Guardians of the Galaxy meets Star Trek with a dash of Harry Potter: A golden boy space cadet leads a bunch of misfit students on a mission to save the galaxy.

This story first appeared in the May 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.