Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions and Sight Unseen Pictures have acquired television and film rights to Such a Fun Age, the debut novel from Kiley Reid. This is the first project set under Hillman Grad and Sight Unseen’s first-look deal.
The novel will be published in Fall 2019.
The description: “Set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection between them that threatens to undo them both, the novel explores the complicated nature of transactional relationships, of being a “grown up,” and of doing the right thing for the wrong reasons.”
There was a ten-publisher auction for the novel.
Deadline first reported the news.
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