Vulcan, Infinity to turn Caletti novels into films

Movies to be based on five of her young adult books

NEW YORK -- Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions is partnering with Infinity Features to co-produce five young adult novels by Simon & Schuster author Deb Caletti as a series of feature films.

The films, to be produced under the "Nine Mile Falls" series banner, include adaptations of the National Book Award finalist "Honey, Baby, Sweetheart," "The Queen of Everything," "Wild Roses," "The Nature of Jade" and "The Fortunes of Indigo Sky." Each one tells the stories of 16-18 year old girls with provocative storylines.

Rob Merilees is producing for Infinity ("Capote"). Allen, Jody Patton and Richard Hutton are executive producing and Michael Caldwell is producing on behalf of Vulcan Productions ("Far From Heaven").