Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Paramount Roots For "Earthseed"

Paramount Pictures Film Group President Adam Goodman reports that the studio has optioned the novel "Earthseed", with Melissa Rosenberg ("Twilight") attached to write the screenplay and produce through her Tall Girls Productions.

Set in the future, "Earthseed", written in 1983 by author Pamela Sargent, was the first book in the young adult trilogy that also included "Farseed", published in 2007, and "Seed Seeker" published in 2010.

The plot centers around a group of teenagers, born without traditional parents, from the genetic bank of a spaceship.

"'Earthseed' is an incredibly compelling world and I'm excited to dive into it," said Rosenberg. "I'm drawn to complex female characters in compelling high concept stories..."

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