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    Kate Brooke to Adapt Crime Thriller “The Fields” for TV, Bruna Papandrea Amongst Exec Producers

    Bruna Papandrea is bringing one more page-turner to the display. With credit like “Gone Woman,” “Wild,” “Huge Little Lies,” and “9 Good Strangers” below her belt, it’s no shock that the producer is concerned in bringing a brand new woman-penned novel to TV, Erin Younger’s “The Fields.” Papandrea’s Made Up Tales, Jennifer Todd Photos, and Endeavor Content material acquired rights to the lately revealed crime thriller, per Deadline.

    Kate Brooke (“A Discovery of Witches”) is penning the variation and can function showrunner. “‘The Fields’ begins with a physique – a younger lady discovered lifeless in an Iowa cornfield, on one of many few household farms nonetheless managing to compete with the giants of Huge Agriculture. When Sergeant Riley Fisher, newly promoted to go of investigations for the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Workplace, arrives on the scene, an already horrific crime turns into private when she discovers the sufferer was a childhood buddy, linked to a darkish previous she thought she’d left behind. The investigation grows difficult as extra victims are discovered. Drawn deeper in, Riley quickly discovers implications far past her Midwest city,” the ebook’s synopsis teases.

    A sequel for the novel is already on the way in which.

    “From the second we learn ‘The Fields,’ we have been hooked,” stated Papandrea and Todd. “Erin has the unimaginable capacity to weave ripped-from-the-headlines themes like Huge Agriculture and political corruption with a heart-pounding, unpredictable homicide thriller – and all with out sacrificing an exceptionally grounded world. That’s exactly why we have been all thrilled when Kate Brooke, who masterfully crafts wealthy characters we wish to root for, signed on to adapt. We couldn’t be extra excited to be working with this powerhouse staff in bringing Erin’s chilling ebook to display.”

    Papandrea’s upcoming slate contains movie diversifications of “The Factor About Jellyfish” and “Luckiest Woman Alive.” The previous, primarily based on the youngsters’s novel by Ali Benjamin, is being helmed by Wanuri Kahiu (“Rafiki”) and stars “Stranger Issues” breakout Millie Bobbie Brown as a teen investigating her finest buddy’s drowning. The latter is predicated on Jessica Knoll’s thriller of the identical identify a few lady whose previous trauma comes again to hang-out her. Mila Kunis leads the Netflix pic.

    Brooke counts “Bancroft” and “Mr Selfridge” amongst her different credit.

    Erin Younger is the pseudonym of Robyn Younger, whose different books embody “The Brethren Trilogy,” “Rebel Trilogy,” and “New World Rising.” She has offered over two million books worldwide.

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