EXCLUSIVE: The Gifford Media Group has acquired film and TV rights to Harvard-trained physician-turned-novelist William Maz’s Cold War thriller The Bucharest Dossier from Oceanview Publishing.
The novel, published last year, follows CIA analyst and Romanian expat Bill Hefflin, who returns to his homeland after the gruesome murder of his former Harvard professor.
He soon becomes embroiled in a high-stakes game of espionage with his mysterious KGB asset. Oceanview has already ordered a sequel to Maz’s debut novel.
The Gifford Media Group was founded by writer-producer Cody Gifford, son of TV stalwarts Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford — the former the late Hall of Fame NFL player-turned-broadcaster and the latter the Emmy-winning former co-host of Today.Read more on deadline.com