According to The Hollywood Reporter, Laurence Fishburne has optioned Gammy L. Singer's novel A Landlord's Tale.

Published in March by Dafina Books, Landlord's Tale centers on Amos Brown, a smooth-talking man with a rough past who goes straight when he inherits two Harlem brownstones. Amos runs into trouble via a West Indian drug lord and a skeleton found in the basement of one of the brownstones.