Adaptation of the criminal series Lennox in the works of the films Synchronicity
According VarietySynchronicity Films has successfully acquired the rights to author Craig Russell's thriller book series, titled Lennox, and plans to adapt the novels to the small screen with Robert Murphy attached to oversee the TV adaptation.
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First published in 2009, Lennox is set in Glasgow city center in the 1950s and is described as "the first in a series of unique and memorable crimes, Lennox is brave, fast-paced, funny and totally convincing." . After its debut, it was soon followed by a fourth part titled The Long Glasgow Kiss (2010), The Deep Dark Sleep (2011), Dead Men and Broken Hearts (2012) and The Quiet Dead of Thomas Quaid (2016).
"I am convinced that Claire and the team offer the ideal partner to bring Lennox – who is a subtle and complex character – to the screen," said Russell.
The novel follows the story of Lennox, a Scottish-born private investigator who was raised in the United States after the Depression. He is an injured man in a difficult city at a difficult time as he finds himself trapped between three crime bosses in Glasgow – The Three Kings.
"Craig Russell's Lennox is a fascinating character, drawing on the classic detective noir and infusing it with freshness and bite by intricately researched scenarios, period authenticity and compelling plot," said Claire Mundell, managing director and creative at Synchronicity, in statement. . "We know Robert will bring his insight and brilliant storytelling instinct to this project, and we can't wait to show it to the public hungry for groundbreaking criminal drama."
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Synchronicity Films is best known for producing the BAFTA-winning movie The Cry, starring Jenna Coleman.
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