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‘On The Come Up’ Author Angie Thomas Moving Her Ya Bestseller To Paramount Players From Fox 2000

‘On The Come Up’ Author Angie Thomas Moving Her Ya Bestseller To Paramount Players From Fox 2000

Exclusive: Angie Thomas, whose Ya drama The Hate U Give was turned into a lauded film by Fox 2000, is moving her newest bestseller On the Come Up from that studio over to Paramountm and it will get made through the studio’s Paramount Players division.

This becomes the second – but likely not last – picture to move over following the close of the sale of Fox to Disney and the subsequent dismantling of Elizabeth Gabler’s prestige film division Fox 2000. On Monday, Deadline revealed that the Paul Greengrass-directed Tom Hanks starrer News of the World will be made by Universal after it was developed at Fox 2000.

Gabler is still figuring her next move. Obvious landing places would be Sony or Paramount, since she worked so closely with the respective heads of those studios – Tom Rothman and Jim Gianopulos – when they ran Fox. Also on the radar is a scenario involving Amblin and Universal,

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