Pretending to Be Erica Optioned for Film

  • By: Jessica Faust | Date: Sep 19 2016

Finally being able to announce this makes a dreary Monday morning so much brighter…

2016 winner of the International Thriller Writer‘s award for Best YA novel Michelle Painchaud’s PRETENDING TO BE ERICA, about a young teen raised by her foster father to become the world’s best con artist and another disguised as a girl who’s both very rich and very dead, to Lionsgate, by Mary Alice Kier and Anna Cottle at Cine/Lit Representation on behalf of Jessica Faust at BookEnds Literary Agency.

Pretending to be Erica Launch

4 responses to “Pretending to Be Erica Optioned for Film”

  1. Avatar Ana Calin says:


  2. Congratulations to the author and to you! What an awesome accomplishment!

  3. Avatar AJ Blythe says:

    How exciting. Congratulations to both the author and Jessica.

  4. Avatar Michael Painchaud says:

    Thank you Jessica for recognizing, and nurturing, a truly incredible talent, and to Mary Alice and Anna for carrying the torch of a well-told story to its logical conclusion – the medium of the silver screen. And thank you Michelle, for having the courage and conviction to follow your heart.