Relativity Acquires Durham's Acacia

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Relativity Media has acquired the rights to David Anthony Durham's epic fantasy novel, Acacia: The War with the Mein.

According to Variety, Relativity will have Ryan Kavanaugh produce alongside Michael De Luca.  Andrew Grant will adapt the first installment of the planned trilogy.

The story starts off with King Akaran being assassinated and the kingdom of Acacia is overthrown by the Mein tribe.  Four Akaran heirs spend nine years in exile as children before they return as adults to reclaim their father's kingdom.

Acacia's first book, which was published in June 2007, was one of Kurkus Reviews Ten Best Works fo Fiction in 2007 and one of Publisher Weekly's Best Books of 2007.

Acacia: The War with the Mein

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