‘Shantaram’: Anonymous Content & Paramount TV Acquire Book To Develop As TV Series

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Anonymous Content and Paramount TV have won a monthlong bidding war for the rights to Shantaram, the bestselling novel from Gregory David Roberts. The plan is to turn the sprawling 2004 novel set in Australia and India about love, forgiveness, courage and redemption into a TV series. A deal was also made for rights to Robert’s sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. The pact marks the latest tie-up between Anonymous and Par TV, whose first-look arrangement has spawned series…