TV series rights to Barry Lyga's I HUNT KILLERS, a dark thriller about a teen boy who uses his killer instinct, inherited from his serial killer father, to help solve a series of gruesome murders, to Warner Brothers Television with Silver Pictures (VERONICA MARS, SHERLOCK HOLMES) producing on behalf of Kathleen Anderson at Anderson Literary Management, by Hotchkiss and Associates.
VARIETY: WBTV to develop 'Killers' novel
Studio acquires rights to 2012 book
By DAVE MCNARY, JON WEISMAN
Warner Bros. TV has acquired rights to young-adult novel "I Hunt Killers" and plans to develop the project as a series with producer Joel Silver.
"Killers," written by Barry Lyga and scheduled to be published by Little Brown in April, concerns a teenager whose father is a jailed serial killer. Using his own knowledge, the teen tracks down other serial killers while remaining wary of his own potentially murderous impulses.
Hotchkiss & Associates, Anderson Literary Management and attorney Tom Collier of Sloan, Offer, Weber and Dern helped broker the deal.