Macmillan Children’s Books have acquired two Moone Boy novels written by Chris O’Dowd and Nick Vincent Murphy.
After beating off some tough competition Macmillan acquired the rights in a substantial six figure sum deal. The first book will be published in Autumn 2014. For more information visit the Macmillan website here.
Writing for the Hollywood Reporter Tim Goodman has listed Moone Boy as his number one comedy of 2013. The show which also recently won an International Emmy for Best Comedy is ranked number one in Goodman’s list amongst other shows such as Arrested Development and Enlightened. To read the full article click here .
Moone Boy is a co-production between Sprout Pictures, Baby Cow Productions, Grand Pictures and Hot Cod Productions. Series 2 of Moone Boy will be on television in early 2014.
Tim Goodman is the Chief TV Critic for The Hollywood Reporter. Follow him on twitter @BastardMachine.