Relativity Picks Up Durham’s Acacia


Relativity Media has acquired rights to David Anthony Durham’s epic fantasy novel “Acacia: The War With the Mein,” according to Variety.

Andrew Grant will adapt the first installment of a planned trilogy.

The story kicks off after King Akaran is assassinated and the kingdom of Acacia is overthrown by the warlike Mein tribe. Four Akaran siblings spend nine years in exile before reuniting as adults to retake their father’s kingdom.

Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh will produce alongside Michael De Luca. De Luca Prods.’ Zach Schiff-Abrams will executive produce along with Relativity’s Tucker Tooley.