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Film & Dramatic Rights

McIntosh & Otis handles motion picture, television, stage and radio rights for our authors’ works. Our mandate is to ensure that every book has a chance to reach a wider audience in additional media.

Our clients have many film and theatrical productions in development and under option. Our most recent highlights include: David Binder’s adaptation of John Steinbeck’s OF MICE AND MEN for the Broadway stage, featuring James Franco and Chris O’Dowd; Walt Disney Pictures and Granat Entertainment’s development of a new film production of Madeleine L’Engle’s A WRINKLE IN TIME; Walt Disney Pictures’ revamp of the Alexander Key franchise with RACE TO WITCH MOUNTAIN starring Dwayne Johnson; Dreamworks Animation’s development of Lynn Reid Banks TIGER, TIGER; P.T. Anderson’s adaptation of the Upton Sinclair novel OIL! as THERE WILL BE BLOOD, nominated for eight Academy Awards including wins for Best Actor (Daniel Day Lewis) and Best Cinematography (Robert Elswit); and the stage adaptation of Elizabeth Spencer’s THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, winner of six Tony awards, which continues to tour nationally.