Shawn Ryan is adapting for tv the 2020 novel The Night Agent by Matthew Quirk. The Protect creator revealed the challenge final evening as a part of a sequence of tweets about some the favourite books he learn in 2020.
He listed The Evening Agent within the class of “Books I learn, Determined To Adapt For Tv And Could Have Already Completed Writing The Pilot Episode.”
I hear Ryan wrote the pilot script on spec at Sony Photos TV the place he’s below an unique total deal. The challenge is believed to be nonetheless in inner improvement and shall be taken out within the new yr. Ryan is govt producing by way of his MiddKid Productions, with the corporate’s Marney Hochman additionally anticipated to exec produce.
Printed in October to sturdy opinions, Quirk’s The Evening Agent has drawn comparisons to the early novels of John Grisham and David Baldacci. It facilities on FBI Agent Peter Sutherland who’s thrown into an enormous conspiracy and should cease a Russian mole on the highest ranges of the US authorities. To save lots of the nation, Peter plunges right into a determined hunt for the traitor and should take the principles into his personal palms, query all the things, and belief nobody.
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Ryan is co-creator/govt producer of the CBS/Sony TV drama sequence S.W.A.T.. Moreover, MiddMid and Sony TV are also behind La Bravura, a one-hour psychological thriller dramedy within the works at Showtime, written/exec produced by Tad Quill. Ryan is repped by The Shuman Firm and Gendler & Kelly.
Different beneficial books on Ryan’s end-of-2020 record embody Out of the Darkish by Gregg Hurwitz and Name Your Mom by Barry Sonnenfeld (Writer Mates); Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M. Metzl and Merge Left by Ian Hanley Lopez (Political Books); Saturday Evening – A Backstage Historical past of Saturday Evening Stay, When Hollywood Had a King – The Reign of Lew Wasserman and Remaining Minimize by Steven Bach (Classic Hollywood Books); Tremendous Forecasting – The Artwork of Science and Prediction by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner and The Psychology of Cash by Morgan Housel (Nerd Books); The Approach of Jesus by Jay Parini and Who Owns Faith by Laurie L Patton (Books About Faith); The Billionaire’s Vinegar by Benjamin Wallace and Pappyland by Wright Thompson (Books About Alcohol); and the one under:
And eventually, Books I learn, Determined To Adapt For Tv And Could Have Already Completed Writing The Pilot Episode Listing:
— Shawn Ryan (@ShawnRyanTV) December 24, 2020
— to deadline.com