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Hollywood Coverage

Price: $1,199

Think your book would make a great movie or television series? Hollywood Coverage—the industry-standard tool used for identifying viable new material—is a cost-effective way to find out.

What’s Included:

A professional reader will work to develop your book’s coverage, a standard format in the movie and TV industry. Your coverage will consist of two main elements:

  • A thorough synopsis that highlights the main characters and events in your story
  • A critical analysis that addresses key story points as well as how your book might be best adapted for the screen

Once your coverage is prepared, it will be considered for TV or movie adaption by 5 More Minutes. If 5 More Minutes is interested in working with you, they will directly contact you to explain their plan of action to gauge your interest. If 5 More Minutes chooses not to engage with your concept, it will then be entered into our Hollywood Database, where registered entertainment professionals can browse and search for new material to adapt into feature films and television series.

* Your Hollywood Coverage will be fulfilled by an independent industry professional who does similar evaluations for the major agencies and studios. We have no input regarding the critical analysis your book receives and we cannot guarantee results the evaluation will yield.

What You Need to Know:

If you’ve ever wondered—even for a moment—if your book could be turned into a movie, Hollywood Coverage is the most cost-effective service to help you answer that question.

* Your Hollywood Coverage will be fulfilled by an independent industry professional who does similar evaluations for the major agencies and studios. Lulu has no input regarding the critical analysis your book receives and we cannot guarantee results the evaluation will yield.



About 5 More Minutes


5 More Minutes is a full-service production shingle run by veteran Hollywood executive John Sacchi. Sacchi has spent over two decades in the entertainment industry. Before founding 5 More Minutes, Sacchi spent 15 years as a senior production and development executive at Lionsgate Films where he oversaw films including Confidence, Employee of the Month, They Came Together, My Bloody Valentine, The Possession, Killers, The Last Stand, Addicted, Conan the Barbarian, Punisher, My Best Friend’s Girl, Pride, and Akeelah and the Bee.

Some of the current projects 5 More Minutes is developing include an English language remake of Instructions not Included, directed by Anne Fletcher for Lionsgate; Vanish Man directed by Lee Toland Krieger and co-produced for 21 Laps and Lionsgate; Dork Diaries, which is based on the New York Times best selling children's book series and produced for Lionsgate; and the New York Times best selling author's Rogues Gallery, which is being produced for Lionsgate Television.