TV RIGHTS TO MONA AWAD’S NOVEL BUNNY SOLD TO AMC

Playwright Megan Mostyn-Brown is writing the pilot. She was a writer on Gotham for three seasons and is a producer on the supernatural horror series NOS4A2.

Bunny is a novel by Mona Awad. (Brigitte Lacombe, Hamish Hamilton)

Mona Awad’s novel Bunnya surreal fairy tale set at an elite American university, is being developed into a television series by AMC.

Playwright Megan Mostyn-Brown is writing the pilot. She was a writer on Gotham for three seasons and is a producer on the supernatural horror series NOS4A2.

Bunny follows a creative writing student named Samantha Heather Mackey, who is unwittingly drawn into the orbit of the bunnies, a group of tight-knit rich girls from her fiction class. Invited to their monthly smut salon, Samantha discovers a monstrous and otherworldly side of friendship.

Bunny was published in Canada on June 11, 2019.

Awad’s previous book, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girlwas shortlisted for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize and won the Amazon Canada First Novel Award.

Awad was born in Montreal and currently lives in Boston.

By Jane van Koeverden ~ CBC

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