EXCLUSIVE: Reel World Administration, an LA-based manufacturing, financing, and distribution firm that makes a speciality of partnering with branded authors, is doing a characteristic adaptation of Testomony, based mostly on the 1975 novel by New York Instances bestselling creator David Morrell, who created the character of Rambo in his debut novel, First Blood.

Reel World execs Roma Roth and Christopher E. Perry have employed Ian Jeffers to pen the screenplay. Jeffers wrote the novella and co-wrote the display screen adaptation of The Gray starring Liam-Neeson and produced by Ridley Scott. His different credit embody Loss of life Sentence starring Kevin Bacon.

Testomony is a survival thriller that follows an strange household that should face extraordinary circumstances after being compelled to flee right into a wilderness as excessive and unrelenting because the individuals looking them. That is the primary characteristic mission for Reel World.

Roth and Perry presently function govt producers on the Netflix collection Virgin River which was additionally based mostly on the perfect promoting novel collection.

“I’ve been ready for the underlying rights for Testomony to grow to be out there for near 20 years,” stated Roth. “I’ve by no means come throughout one other ebook that stayed with me in fairly the identical manner. It grabs you from the primary web page and by no means enables you to go. Ian Jeffers is the proper author to convey this highly effective and emotional exploration of household and survival to life.”

Morrell added, “I’m thrilled to be working with Reel World Administration and Roma Roth, a devoted and gifted filmmaker who shares each my ardour and imaginative and prescient for the novel.”

Jeffers is repped by Lit Leisure Group and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Youthful & Gentle LLP. Morrell is repped by Dystel/Goderich/Bourret Literary Administration.