The Ninth House is a recent release that has already been optioned for a film adaptation, as well as the first book in a new series by Leigh Bardugo. Here’s what we know:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
The Ninth House is about Galaxy “Alex” Stern, who is a member of the Lethe House (otherwise known as the Ninth House), at Yale. It’s an organization that monitors the arcane activities of the other eight ancient secret societies on campus, all of which are dedicated to one brach of the occult. In this first installment of the series, Alex is investigating the death of a local girl that occurred on campus.
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What format will it be? Will The Ninth House adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a episodic TV series.
Who’s behind it?
Amazon Studios won the rights to the film adaptation of the Ninth House in a competitive bidding situation.
Author Leigh Bardugo is attached to write the adaptation as well as executive produce the series.
What’s the status of the Ninth House adaptation?
The adaptation is currently in its very early stages. The rights have been acquired, but that’s about it.
Who’s in the cast?
No casting details have been released yet.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
The Ninth House Series / Movie Development Timeline
October 8, 2019 The Ninth House (novel) is released.
October 10, 2019 The Ninth House is to be developed as an by Amazon Studios.