Universal revealed today a curious collaboration: Worldwide best-offering author Nicholas Stimulates is partnering with production business Confidential Material in order to bring to life 3 function movies for the studio. The task becomes part of a first-look production offer that Stimulates signed with Universal. The 3 movies will be based upon the author’s books, numerous of which have actually currently been adjusted into function movies.

The very first book to be adjusted is his current 2021 bestseller The Desire. The story centers around a couple who fulfill and fall in love for the very first time in the late 90s, however different and just reconnect twenty years later on. The love paints an image of the sustaining tradition of puppy love — and the choices that haunt us permanently.


In a main declaration, Stimulates commemorated the collaboration and exposed that the offer is a long-lasting dream:

“An author could not ask for better producing partners than Anonymous Content, whose taste and history of making award-winning film and television are undisputed. […] Furthermore, it has always been my dream to have my film adaptations at Universal Pictures — they are truly the gold standard, famous for their high-quality dramas of all kinds. As for longtime executives Donna Langley and Peter Cramer, their class, reputations and success speak for themselves.”

The curious part of the offer is that production business Confidential Material is primarily connected with the production of political thrillers like The Fifth Estate and Oscar winner Spotlight, along with gut-wrenching dramas like Winter season’s Bone and Kid Eliminated. Despite the fact that Anonymous has actually formerly produced some light-hearted stories, including Nicholas Stimulates titles into their filmography will definitely display the business’s diverse series of productions.

Throughout his composing profession, Stimulates has actually offered over 100 million books, which have actually been released in over fifty languages. His success barely went undetected by Hollywood — eleven of his books have actually been adjusted into movies, consisting of The Last Tune, Dear John, and A Stroll to keep in mind. Among Stimulates’ most significant movie adjustments was his very first book, The Note Pad, which included Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling. The movie was a surprise hit, generating $117 million versus a $29 million budget plan. Integrated, the movies adjusted from Stimulates’ books have actually earned over three-quarters of a billion dollars, making him among the most adjusted authors worldwide.

Universal is yet to reveal which other 2 Nicholas Stimulates books will be adjusted into function movies, along with a release date for The Desire.