Tom Sheppard to Adapt The Grounding of Group Six

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Tom Sheppard has optioned the film and TV rights to Julian F. Thompson’s young adult novel “The Grounding of Group Six,” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The book is described as “a thriller about students who discover that their parents have paid their boarding school to have them killed.”

Sheppard, a three-time Emmy winner for animated series “Back to the Barnyard” and “Pinky and the Brain,” is writing the script and plans to direct.