Eleven Teams Up with Blink49 Studios to Adapt M.L. Rio Thriller

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Eleven and Blink49 Studios are developing a series adaptation of M.L. Rio’s novel If We Were Villains.

Since first published in 2017, the thriller has sold more than 180,000 copies in English and is now available in 14 languages.

If We Were Villains follows a group of Shakespeare-obsessed students at a prestigious drama school who find themselves united by murder. 

Along with Rio, the executive producer for Eleven will be Jamie Campbell, with Jennifer Pick co-executive producing. At Blink49, Carolyn Newman and Virginia Rankin will also be executive producers, alongside Tony-nominated producer Christopher Maring, Andrew Williamson, Henrik Meyer and Enuka Okuma.

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