20th Century Fox Acquires the Rights to The Marriage Pact

20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights to Michelle Richmond's novel 'The Marriage Pact'

20th Century Fox has acquired the film rights to Michelle Richmond’s novel ‘The Marriage Pact’

20th Century Fox has just acquired the feature film rights to the upcoming psychological suspense novel The Marriage Pact from author Michelle Richmond. The screenplay will be adapted by Justin Haythe, who is known for Red Sparrow starring Jennifer Lawrence and Revolutionary Road. The book will be released on Tuesday, July 25. 20th Century Fox’s Kira Goldberg will oversee the project for the studio.

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From the Amazon listing for the novel: In The Marriage Pact, after receiving an enticing wedding gift, newlyweds Alice and Jake decide to join an exclusive and mysterious group known only as The Pact. The goal of The Pact seems simple: to keep marriages happy and intact. However, the young lovers are about to discover that for adherents to The Pact, membership, like marriage, is for life. For Jake and Alice, the marriage of their dreams is about to become their worst nightmare. Alice and Jake are initially seduced by the glamorous parties, the sense of community, their widening social circle of like-minded couples. And then one of them breaks the rules. The young lovers are about to discover that for adherents to The Pact, membership, like marriage, is for life. And The Pact will go to any lengths to enforce that rule. For Jake and Alice, the marriage of their dreams is about to become their worst nightmare.

Richmond is a New York Times bestselling author of novels like the 2014 political thriller “Golden State,” the international bestseller The Year of the Fog and No One You Know, a mystery that combines an unsolved murder with a centuries-old mathematical conjecture. She’s also got two story collections out. The Marriage Pact will be translated into 27 languages.

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