Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad Productions Acquires Both TV And Film Rights To Kiley Reid Novel 'Such A Fun Age'
Photo Credit: HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 30: Lena Waithe attends the 50th NAACP Image Awards at Dolby Theatre on March 30, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for NAACP)
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Lena Waithe's Hillman Grad Productions Acquires Both TV And Film Rights To Kiley Reid Novel 'Such A Fun Age'

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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