Sunday, June 3, 2012

Mystery Bytes: Mystery News

TV News:

Lifetime Television is developing a series around FBI profiler Clarice Starling, introduced in Thomas Harris's second Hannibal Lecter thriller, the 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs. Tentative name for the Lifetime series is Clarice, and it would follow the character soon after she graduates from the FBI academy.

Movie News:

The Independent reports that crime novelist James Salis has  a film adaptation in the works for his new novel Driven. Drive was a 2011 Hollywood film with Ryan Gosling.

David Fincher has option Jason Starr's 2009 thriller Panic Attack.

Producer Chris Columbus has acquired the rights to Michael Koryta's The Cypress House.

HT: Omnimystery News


Stalker Award Nominees 2012

Pop Culture Nerd announced the line up of nominees for this year's "Stalker Awards, given to crime novels and authors reader are obsessed about."

Categories include Novel You Shoved Most Often in People's Faces, Lead Character You most Want as Your Friend, Most Scene-Stealing Supporting Character and more... Don't miss out. 
Go here for the nominations and cast your vote. Voting ends June 5.

In case you missed these:  

Arthur Ellis Awards (Crime Writers of Canada)

CrimeFest Awards

CWA Dagger Shortlist


Caro Soles said...

You missed the brand new Bloody Words Light Mystery Award, aka the Bony Blithe, which was was just presented at BW on June 2, at the same time as the Mammett. This one is for books that make you smile. And the winner was Gloria Ferris for Cheat the Hangman.

Caro Soles
Chair, Bloody Words board of directors

Janet Rudolph said...

Thanks, Caro, for the news!