Southfield production company to adapt ‘Bird Box’ author Josh Malerman’s next book for screen

Excerpt: Southfield-based production company Atlas Industries is partnering with Scott Free Productions and Spin a Black Yarn to bring Ferndale author Josh Malerman’s novel “Black Mad Wheel” to film.

Barnett Brettler is writing the screenplay based on Malerman’s novel, which focuses on a band from Detroit called The Danes. Sean O’Grady and Bill Stertz are producing the project for Atlas Industries. Malerman and partner Ryan Lewis produce for their production company Spin a Black Yarn.

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