RINGS SCRIPTER TO ADAPT EARTHSEA
Philippa Boyens (the Lord of the Rings film trilogy) will adapt Ursula
Guin's Earthsea series for The SCI FI Channel, the channel confirmed.
plans to turn the Earthsea books into a six-hour miniseries.
Kevin Brown, executive producer for television at Lawrence Bender's A
Apart company, will produce the miniseries with SCI FI senior vice
of original programming Ian Valentine.
Boyens, a playwright, teacher, producer and editor, made her debut as a
screenwriter with Peter Jackson's upcoming film version of J.R.R.
Rings trilogy of novels.