George R. R. Martin’s Skin Trade (1988) optioned by Cinemax

A huge thanks to Curtis Runstedler of Durham University for bringing the following information to our attention on the Open Graves, Open Minds facebook page. According to recent reports, including from the man himself, George R. R. Martin’s werewolf novella ‘Skin Trade’ (1988) has been optioned as a television programme by Cinemax.

The bad news is that the film rights to ‘Skin Trade’ were bought back in 2010 and nothing came of this so potentially the same will happen here. However, with Martin’s recent success with Game of Thrones (2011- ) on HBO, there is a greater possibility that people will want to adapt his other texts. So fingers crossed …

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