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Comic-Con: Fantasy Novel 'Name of the Wind' Sparks Heated Bidding War (Exclusive)
The mega-bestseller centers on a magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.

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Fox’s rights to adapting Name of the Wind have lapsed, and studios like MGM, Warner Bros., and Lionsgate are now bidding for the rights.

“ Nearly every studio — also including Fox and Universal — is interested in the book, and the pool of suitors is expected to expand. The Name of the Wind centers on Kvothe, a magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen. ”