Thunderbird to adapt Marrow Thieves

May 2, 2018Industry News, The Marrow Thieves

John Elmes/ C21 Media Canadian prodco Thunderbird Entertainment has acquired the television rights to futuristic young-adult novel The Marrow Thieves. Written by Métis Cherie Dimaline, the novel follows an Indigenous teenager and his friends as they struggle to survive in a world where the Indigenous people of North America are being hunted and harvested for … Read More

Thunderbird options Canadian novel The Marrow Thieves

May 2, 2018Corporate News, Industry News, The Marrow Thieves

Andy Fry/ TBI Vision Canada’s Thunderbird Entertainment has optioned Cherie Dimaline’s novel, The Marrow Thieves. The book, which won The Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Literature, will be adapted as a limited series for television. The Marrow Thieves takes place in a not-too-distant future after humanity has nearly destroyed the world through global warming. Now … Read More

The Marrow Thieves Optioned for TV

May 2, 2018Industry News, The Marrow Thieves

Kristin Brzoznowski/ WorldScreen  Thunderbird Entertainment has optioned Cherie Dimaline’s award-winning novel The Marrow Thieves to be adapted for television as a limited series. The Marrow Thieves takes place in a not-too-distant future after humanity has nearly destroyed the world through global warming. An even greater evil lurks: the Indigenous people of North America are being hunted and harvested … Read More

Cherie Dimaline’s YA novel The Marrow Thieves optioned for television

May 1, 2018Industry News, The Marrow Thieves

Jane van Koeverden/ CBC Books The Marrow Thieves, by Métis author Cherie Dimaline, has been optioned for television by Vancouver production company Thunderbird Entertainment, whose credits include Blade Runner 2049 and season two of Kim’s Convenience. Published to critical acclaim in 2017, The Marrow Thieves won both the Governor General’s Literary Award for young people’s literature — text and the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers. It … Read More