Wolf brother TV series

Stella writes…

Hi there, Michelle Paver.

I'm from Sweden. When I first read wolf brother, I was twelve. Now I am eighteen and I still get obsessed by these books. However I've got a question: Will there be a TV series? If so, when will it release date?

Michelle Replies…

Dear Stella,

I’m delighted that you still enjoy my books even now that you are older.  As regards a tv series, I can tell you that we have done a deal with a wonderful pair of producers, but that’s as far as we’ve got.  This is normal for film or television development: first you do a deal with producers, then they try to raise money to make the film or series, find a screenwriter, get a script written, find a director, and so on.  This can take years – and is actually very difficult.  In fact, most film deals don’t end up going into production – that is, actually getting made.  In the case of the WOLF BROTHER books, I’ve done about four or five separate film deals since I first wrote WOLF BROTHER back in 2004 – and none of them has yet resulted in a film!  This is just the way it goes.

All this is a long-winded way of saying that although I do currently have a deal for a tv series, we are still a very long way from starting filming, and have no idea whether it will actually come about. So, er, don’t hold your breath!  However if there are any developments, you may be sure that I will announce it on my website.

I’m sorry I can’t be more definite.

Best wishes, Michelle