Specific: Seoul- and Los Angeles-based Bound Entertainment (Apple’s .) Dr. Brain) is working with author An Liang to develop her genre-bending YA debut novel, if you can see the sun as a series.
The novel, published today by Inkyard Press, follows Alice Sun, who has always felt invisible at her elite Beijing international boarding school, where she is the only scholarship student among China’s richest and most influential teenagers. But then she starts becoming invisible uncontrollably – like, really invisible. When her parents drop the news that they can no longer afford her tuition, even with the scholarship, Alice plans to monetize her strange new power: she pays her classmates a price. Will discover scandalous secrets for But as the actions progress from petty scandals to actual crimes, Alice must decide whether it’s worth losing her sanity—or even her life.
Liang will serve as executive producer on the project. Today, she said, “I really couldn’t be more thrilled to be working with Bound Entertainment on this adaptation, and it’s both a dream and an honor to be involved in the process. I’m so excited for everything to come.” “
It’s the latest move for Bound Entertainment, founded by veteran entertainment executive and producer Samuel Ha (Okja, time to hunt) and is specialized in television, film and digital media and is dedicated to developing and producing diverse stories that reach global audiences for all platforms with a focus on talent, resources and stories from and about the Asian diaspora. could.
Liang is also the author of the upcoming contemporary romcom, this time it’s realwhich Scholastic will publish in 2023, as well as I am not Jessica Chen (Inkyard) and another upcoming book. They are represented by Sugar23, Andrea Brown Literary Agency and Serpentine, Meyerson & Coghill LLC.