Rights Available! Krysten Ritter's Debut Novel

Krysten Ritter's 'Bonfire' and Abdi Nor Iftin's 'Call Me American' are both ripe for optioning.
Courtesy of Penguin Random House

Bonfire (CROWN ARCHETYPE, NOV. 7) by Krysten Ritter

Agency: WME

With her debut novel landing a spot on the Indie Next List, the Jessica Jones star is earning strong reviews with this thriller about an environmental lawyer who returns to her small hometown on a case and gets caught in a conspiracy involving her past.

Call Me American (KNOPF, JUNE 2018) by Abdi Nor Iftin

Agency: UTA

First heard on NPR's This American Life, a Somali refugee's inspiring journey starts in Mogadishu, where he learned English from Arnold Schwarzenegger movies before escaping to a slum in Nairobi and eventually winning a U.S. visa lottery.

This story first appeared in the Nov. 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.