New Metric Media options The Devil You Know novel for TV

Writer Elisabeth de Mariaffi will consult on the project as the indie attaches a screenwriter to adapt the 1990s thriller.

Devil_You_KnowIndie producer New Metric Media has optioned the novel The Devil You Know by writer Elisabeth de Mariaffi for a TV adaptation.

With the worldwide media rights in hand, New Metric is developing the novel as a one-hour drama by attaching a TV writer to adapt.

De Mariaffi will consult on bringing the early 1990s thriller about a rookie reporter assigned to the Paul Bernardo investigation to the small screen.

New Metric is also developing McMurray for the CBC, while producing Letterkenny for Bell Media and What Would Sal Do? for Super Channel.

Elisabeth de Mariaffi is represented by Samantha Haywood of Transatlantic Agency.