Warner Bros. Gains Rights to YA Novel THE SEASON

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Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to produce an adaptation of THE SEASON by Jonah Lisa and Stephen Dyer!

Warner Bros. acquired the feature rights to The Season, written by Jonah Lisa and Stephen Dyer and published last year by Viking Children’s. Temple Hill Entertainment partners Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey are to produce. The novel is a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, set in today’s world of Texas high society.

Temple Hill’s YA adaptations include The Twilight Saga, The Maze Runner and The Fault In Our Stars, and it most recently produced Saban’s Power Rangers with an adaptation of Beck Albertelli’s Simon Vs. The Homo Sapien Agenda upcoming.

Read a synopsis of the book here:

She can score a goal, do sixty box jumps in a row, bench press a hundred and fifty pounds…but can she learn to curtsey?

Megan McKnight is a soccer star with Olympic dreams, but she’s not a girly-girl. So when her Southern belle mother secretly enters her in the 2016 Dallas debutante season, she’s furious—and has no idea what she’s in for. When Megan’s attitude gets her on probation with the mother hen of the debs, she’s got a month to prove she can ballroom dance, display impeccable manners, and curtsey like a proper Texas lady or she’ll get the boot and disgrace her family. The perk of being a debutante, of course, is going to parties, and it’s at one of these lavish affairs where Megan gets swept off her feet by the debonair and down-to-earth Hank Waterhouse. If only she didn’t have to contend with a backstabbing blonde and her handsome but surly billionaire boyfriend, Megan thinks, being a deb might not be so bad after all. But that’s before she humiliates herself in front of a room full of ten-year-olds, becomes embroiled in a media frenzy scandal, and gets punched in the face by another girl.

The season has officially begun…but the drama is just getting started.

 

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