The film adaptation of V.E. Schwab’s Darker Shade of Magic book trilogy has just taken a giant step towards fruition.
Variety reports that Derek Kolstad, the scribe behind John Wick, will be penning the adaptation for Sony.
Author Schwab expressed her delight on Twitter, sharing a selfie with Kolstad and saying that “HE GETS IT.”
If you follow me AT ALL, you know what an incredible fan I am of the John Wick franchise and Derek is such a brilliant, stand-up guy. We hung out and talked magical coats and cross-dressing thieves and HE GETS IT. pic.twitter.com/0ge3kjqulr
— Victoria/V.E. Schwab (@veschwab) October 3, 2019
Along with the John Wick series, Kolstad has also just wrapped up work on the forthcoming Disney+ MCU TV show The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
Note: A previous version of this article mistakenly attributed the news as an update on ta potential television series. Tor.com regrets the error.