Yoram Kanuik’s novel, "Kesem Al Yam Kinneret" ("Magic on Lake Kinneret") has been optioned.
"Kesem Al Yam Kinneret" was published in 1994 and, according to Deadline.com, is “considered Kanuik’s most extreme work” and has been described by critics as “the closest to Tarantino an Israeli creation has ever gotten.”
New Regency plans to adapt the book, following a young woman’s spontaneous decision to “live life on her own terms," into a half-hour satirical black comedy.
“With the recent success in the industry of adapting Israeli content for American audiences, most notably Showtime’s 'Homeland,' we are looking forward to adapting Kanuik’s unique vision for American television.”
Reprinted with permission from Shalom Life