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Miley Cyrus, Disney, Temple Hill, and Wings


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By Kenneth Pike - Posted on 14 July 2009

In the summer of 2007, my wife wrote a book. It was a good book! I enjoyed it. I had a notion that it would get published. I even made some predictions to that effect.

Apparently I was thinking too small. Remind me never to underestimate my wife.

The film rights to Wings have been optioned by Disney (yeah, that Disney). Attached to produce are none other than Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment. Attached to star? The inimitable Miley Cyrus, with Tish Cyrus attached as an executive producer.

So now you know.

The fine print, of course, is that Hollywood is a complicated place to be. Disney may decide, for whatever reason, to never exercise the option. Scripts change. Casting choices change. This is only the first step down the road to a movie--a road that could be long, short, or somewhere in-between.

But, hey, what a step, right? d^_^b

If you haven't already, please stop by Aprilynne's blog and congratulate her. And if you happen to be someone from HarperTeen, Writers House, UTA, Disney, Temple Hill, or anyone else who has been involved in the tremendous process of making Wings what it has become, you deserve a round of applause. Well done.

And the rest of you, who have enjoyed Aprilynne's book by the thousands: thank you. I apologize for posting so often on her behalf, but Aprilynne is hard at work making the rest of the series something really special for you to enjoy.

Please feel free to insert a witty valediction here. d^_^b

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