101 Studios Acquires Rights To NYT Bestseller White Home By The Sea – Deadline

101 Studios secured the rights to the NYT bestseller White House By The Sea: A Century of the Kennedys At Hyannis Port and are fast-tracking it for a tv adaptation. 

Written by Rolling Stone‘s Kate Storey and printed June 27 by Scribner, White Home By The Sea is the multi-generational story of the Kennedy household as seen via their Hyannis Port compound on Cape Cod.  The property is the place they’ve celebrated, mourned, and solid the closest of bonds – and Storey’s e-book relies on a couple of hundred interviews.

“Kate Storey spent years researching for this e-book and it actually reveals in how she was in a position to deliver these characters to life,” mentioned David Glasser, CEO of 101 Studios. “Viewers will be capable to get to know the Kennedy household in a approach they’ve by no means seen earlier than.  We’re thrilled to have the chance to deliver this distinctive take a look at one of the vital well-known households to audiences around the globe.”

101 Studios and Storey hope to adapt the e-book into an anthology by highlighting private and historic moments at Kennedy’s Hyannis Port compound. Some highlights embrace the delivery of the compound within the Twenties by Rose and Joseph P Kennedy, John F. Kennedy’s Presidential Acceptance Speech, and Jackie Kennedy’s interview with reporters within the days after her husband’s assassination. 

“The reception to this e-book has been great.  I’m excited for it to come back to life on display screen,” mentioned Storey.

The deal was negotiated by Robert Strent of Grubman, Shire, Meiselas and Sacks; Lucy Stille of Lucy Stille Literary; Susan Canavan of Waxman Literary Company; and by Jordan Browning and James Allen of 101 Studios.


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