My Sister The Serial Killer Adaptation

My Sister The Serial Killer Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The New Project

After critical praise, including making the Booker Prize longlist, it’s no surprise the rights for a My Sister The Serial Killer adaptation were picked up before the book was even released to the public. A mystery thriller favorite from 2018, this story of sisters and murder seems destined for the screen.
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This page was updated: 8/22/23

About The Book:

When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede’s long been in love with him, and isn’t prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other… // Amazon // Audiobook

Current Production Status:

This project is in the early stages of development, with no updates since 2018.

My Sister The Serial Killer Adaptation Timeline:

The book was traditionally published in the United States in November 2018, a year after Oyinkan Braithwaite had released it as an e-book in Nigeria.
Before it’s publication, in March 2018, the rights were optioned by Working Title, with plans for a feature film to take the story to the big screen.
There have been no further updates on the project beyond the initial purchase.

Who Owns The Rights:

Working Title optioned the rights to the book with plans for a feature film.
Working Title it best known for producing the 2005 version of Pride & Prejudice as well as The Tudors, Fargo, and many more.

Who Is Attached:

As of Summer 2023 there have been no casting announcements or names attached to the film.
Who would you like to see cast? Leave your dream casting in the comments!

Filming Locations:

With the project still in the very early stages of development there are currently no known filming locations yet.

Estimated Release:

There is currently no estimated release timeframe made public as of Summer 2023 for when this movie will come to our screens.
My Sister The Serial Killer adaptation

Previous mentions on AiLL:

This book has not been featured on Alison in Libraryland before.

Other Adaptations From This Author:

This is the first of Oyinkan Braithwaite’s works to be picked up for adaptation.
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My Sister The Serial Killer Adaptation

My Sister The Serial Killer Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The New Project

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