Saturday, November 04, 2006

New Thomas Harris Novel to be Published in December

William Heinemann, an imprint of the Random House Group, will publish the new novel by Thomas Harris, Hannibal Rising, on the 5th December 2006. The film version of the new novel, for which Harris also wrote the screenplay, will be released in February 2007. The film, which is produced by the Dino De Laurentis Company, stars Gaspard Ulliel, the French co-star of the 2004 film A Very Long Engagement, as the young Dr. Lecter. William Heinemann have UK and Commonwealth rights for this and for a further novel by Harris. Hannibal Rising will also be published simultaneously as an audio book by Random House, with Thomas Harris reading the text.