Wentworth Miller to adapt Richard Parker’s novel Scare Me for Relativity Media

Exhibit A, the new crime fiction imprint of award-winning publisher Angry Robot, is delighted to announce that, in a deal brokered by The Gotham Group and ICM Partners, major Hollywood studio Relativity Media has acquired the film rights to Richard Parker’s psychological thriller Scare Me and has signed Prison Break actor Wentworth Miller to adapt the novel for screen.

Miller’s debut screenplay Stoker, starring Nicole Kidman and directed by Chan-wook Park, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was subsequently released to wide critical acclaim.

Scare Me tells the story of a wealthy businessman who receives a phone call in the middle of the night asking him, ‘When did you last google yourself?’ He discovers a website with photos of the inside of his own home, along with six other houses he’s never seen before, inside one of which a gruesome murder has already taken place.

Author Richard Parker said, “Relativity is the perfect home for this project and Wentworth Miller has the sort of dark sensibility that makes him the perfect screenwriter to adapt it.”

Exhibit A acquired dramatic rights to Scare Me as part of a two book deal with Richard Parker last year. Scare Me will be published in the UK and US in paperback and eBook this May.

Keith

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2 responses to “Wentworth Miller to adapt Richard Parker’s novel Scare Me for Relativity Media

  1. This sounds like a great story Keith. And definitely one that can make it well to the big screen!

  2. Pingback: A is for April Launch! | exhibitAbooks.com

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