World News: 15:00 GMT Wednesday 11th September 2019. [Creative Management Partners LLC via Globe Newswire via SPi World News]
Beverly Hills, CA, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Announced today by Creative Management Partners (CMP), Emmy-nominated Dwayne Hill and International Emmy-nominated David Cormican, the screenwriting duo behind the recently released original series , have signed on to pen the circa WWII mini-series adaptation of the memoir, by author Renate Stoever.
Caught between Stalin’s advancing Communist Army in the East and the Allied march from the West, Stoever, along with the surviving women, children and elderly of Germany had no place to hide after the collapse of the Wehrmacht as the fire-bombing ravaged her home in 1944 and ‘45.
The end of the war only marked the beginning of further terror, events beyond comprehension and un-ending daily hardships suffered under the brutal hands of Soviet-occupation until Renate and her family finally escaped to the West from Communist East Germany under a rain of gun-fire on Christmas Eve, 1947.
Both Hill and Cormican, as Executive Producers, wrote three episodes each on the freshman season of , with Cormican picking up the additional duties as the series show runner.
Cormican previously executive produced the International Emmy Award-nominated post-WWII mini-series for Netflix and NHK and is presently executive producing the best-selling award-winning novel adaptation to the small-screen.
Hill and Cormican will be penning all episodes planned in the mini-series adaptation.
Said Alan Morell, Agent for Author Renate Stoever: “When my valued clients Fred and Renee Stoever desired to adapt Renee’s wonderful book, Published by J. Boylston & Company Publishers Brick Tower Press to a television Mini-Series and having represented Emmy-nominated artist Dwayne Hill in our CMP Business Management Division, I was introduced by Dwayne to his writing partner, International Emmy-nominated David Cormican. Their work on the original series was incredible and I felt the perfect fit for Renee and Fred. My mutual clients bonded in the direction of the Mini-Series and we are very excited to represent the package of Author and Co-Showrunners of book to TV Mini-Series.”
2020 marks the 75 anniversary of the end of WWII and 2022 will be the 75 anniversary since Stoever escaped to her new-found freedom in the West. Stoever and her husband, Fred, presently live in New Jersey.
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Globe Newswire: 15:00 GMT Wednesday 11th September 2019
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