Drew Barrymore to Executive Produce the Adaptation of YA Novels ‘Howard Wallace, PI’ and ‘The Lost Girl


Entertainment One has acquire the adaptation rights of YA novels ‘Howard Wallace, PI’ and ‘The Lost Girl.’ Drew Barrymore is also attached to executive under Flower Films.

Published by Sterling Children’s Books, Howard Wallace, P.I. is written by Casey Lyall. It’s the first book in the trilogy while The Lost Girl is written by Anne Ursu. The novel was published by Walden Pond Press.

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Howard Wallace, PI is a half-hour comedy about an awkward 12-year-old self-styled gumshoe detective who teams up with savvy city-slicker new girl to solve middle-grade mysteries for hire, while wrestling with all the mysteries of adolescence at the same time.

The Lost Girl is described as a darkly-hued, magical, hour-long series following identical twin sisters who, after being separated for the first time, find their quiet, suburban life unravelling. Strange occurrences begin to percolate in their small Midwestern town that set off an ominous mystery they will be forced to uncover in order to survive.

Source: Deadline