The memoir A House In The Sky will be developed as a starring vehicle for Mara, who will also serve as a producer alongside Annapurna’s Megan Ellison, with whom she optioned the rights.
Annapurna’s Chelsea Barnard will serve as the executive overseeing the day-to-day development and production.
A House In The Sky recounts the story of Amanda Lindhout, who was kidnapped in Somalia by a terrorist group and held captive for 15 months.
ICM Partners represents the book’s co-authors Lindhout and Sarah Corbett and negotiated the sale of the novel with Annapurna’s Chris Corabi and Vanessa Fung.
WME and Management 360 represent Mara.
- Dermot Mulroney will star in Insidious: Chapter 3 for Blumhouse Productions. Focus Features will distribute the horror film in the US on April 3, 2015. eOne distributes directly in the UK, Canada and Spain and Sony holds remaining territories.