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Chris Columbus sells House of Secrets

HarperCollins Children's Books has signed a three-book deal with Hollywood director, writer and producer Chris Columbus for his new series House of Secrets, which he will co-author with YA novelist Ned Vizzini. The first book set to arrive globally in spring 2013.
January 6, 2012

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed a three-book deal with Hollywood director, writer and producer Chris Columbus for his new series House of Secrets, which he will co-author with YA novelist Ned Vizzini. The first book set to arrive globally in spring 2013.

Alessandra Balzer, co-publisher of the Balzer + Bray imprint at HarperCollins Children’s Books, and Dorian Karchmar at William Morris Endeavor negotiated the deal and rights have currently been sold in 12 territories.

House of Secrets, a fantasy adventure series, follows three siblings and their family as they are forced to move to a mysterious new house in San Francisco and end up embarking on a journey to retrieve a dark book of untold power.

Columbus is best known for directing Home Alone, Home Alone 2, the first two Harry Potter films and more recently Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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