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Synchronicity Films will adapt Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz (Echo Publishing) as a television drama miniseries. The miniseries is planned to be broadcast in January 2020 to tie in with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The Tattooist of Auschwitz has been published in multiple territories around the world.

Tim Winton’s Booker-shortlisted The Riders (Penguin) will be adapted into a feature film produced by director Ridley Scott’s production company Scott Free. Scott will produce the film alongside Kevin Walsh and Michael Pruss, with screenwriter David Kajganich to adapt the screenplay.

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