Amazon Studios has optioned the rights to a horror novel, the company announced. The book in question is called ‘SEED,’ by author Ania Ahlborn. According to the company, it has added the project to its development slate, and will begin testing various big screen adaptations of ‘SEED.’ As you may know, Amazon Studios was launched in November 2010 as the online giant’s content development arm. While it has been working crowdsourcing original content, which resulted in 17 film projects so far, it is the first time it has optioned rights to a novel. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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