Common Nabs Susanna Hoff’s ‘The Chook Has Flown’ Rights for Film

Common Footage has acquired the film adaptation rights to Susanna Hoff’s romantic debut novel, This Chook Has Flown, with Liza Chasin and Bruna Papandrea on board to supply.

Hoff, who co-founded The Bangles and is married to Hollywood director Jay Roach, penned the novel a couple of washed-up pop singer who falls in love with a good-looking British literature professor. Chasin and Papandrea will workforce as much as produce the movie adaptation beneath their 3Dot Productions and Made Up Tales banners.

Steve Hutensky, Sarah Harvey and Margaret Chernin may even produce. This Chook Has Flown is printed by Little, Brown, and Firm.

In addition to co-founding The Bangles, Hoffs wrote and recorded music for the Austin Powers trilogy. She just lately accomplished a solo album produced by Peter Asher, which is ready for launch in Spring 2023. 

“We knew we needed to workforce up once more once we learn Susanna’s unbelievable ebook. She actually had us at howdy!” Papandrea and Chasin stated in an announcement. “Her expertise within the music biz and her deep love for giant romantic motion pictures made it so clear to us that we needed to work together with her on the difference. And the icing on the cake is attending to do it with the sensible of us at Common.”

Following their collaboration on adapting Sarah Vaughan’s Anatomy of a Scandal for Netflix, Papandrea and Chasin additionally just lately optioned the rights to Vaughan’s novel Popularity for a TV sequence adaptation.  

Hoffs is represented by The Gernert Firm and WME.


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