The Frog King: According to Variety, Intermedia has optioned , by Bret Easton Ellis, which the scribe adapted from the Adam Davies novel of the same name. Asif Kapadia is in negotiations to direct.

Published in 2002, "The Frog King" is a first novel about an Ivy League-educated peon slaving away ingloriously at a New York publishing house. The one bright spot in Harry Driscoll's life is his girlfriend Evie, whom he manages to lose and then has to win back.

Brian B.