Blade , 2001 Thriller and Sunday Times Bestseller Senior British broadcaster and former BBC radio presenter Simon Mayo has been tapped by UK production company iGeneration Studios to star in a TV show. Síofra Campbell will adapt the book into a series with iGeneration heads Edward Glauser and Michael Shyjka, and will serve as lead writer and executive producer.
Mayo’s fourth novel, Blade follows frustrated reporter Famie Madden as she investigates A coordinated rush-hour stabbing of four of her news agency colleagues within minutes.
“I love writing Blades because I love writing stories about Famie,” said Mayo, probably most famous collaborator BBC Radio 1’s popular Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review presenter and film critic Mark Kermode, from 2001 to the early , when the duo announced they were using the format for a new podcast, Kermode and Mayo’s Take. “She’s not the easiest person to get Go on, but she’s the easiest person to write. It’s a very modern old-fashioned thriller that ends with a lot of blood in the cathedral. Who would say no? “
Campbell’s credits include Marvelous, her debut as a writer-director, starring Ewen Bremner, Amy Ryan and Michael Shannon , and the scripted comedy podcast The British Are Coming! starring Clint Dyer, Akemnji Ndifornyen, Saskia Reeves and Barry Ward.
“Famie has created her own opportunities, has had a lot of setbacks, and although she hides it well, is still somewhat of an idealist. She has a passion for finding The unwavering commitment to the truth is hard to see, but impossible to look away,” she said.
“Unlike many thrillers that move smoothly through their gears, Blade is a stunning story that follows Beautiful unpredictability,” added iGeneration’s Glause. “Simon has developed a strong and conflicted central character, and a carefully hidden multi-layered contemporary plot. Síofra’s adaptation ensures this will be a riveting watch.”
iGeneration Studios Currently In post-production on the Netflix series My Life with the Walter Boys, based on the novel by Ali Novak, will be available on 2022. Its trilogy of rom-com films The Kissing Booth set Netflix viewing records, second part stays at the top of the streamer 10 ) Most viewed movie of all time. Following the success of its teen and young adult shows, Blade marks iGeneration Studios’ first primetime thriller, expanding the company’s development and production reach. 2023 2022