LightWorkers Media will adapt Alice Hoffman‘s The Dovekeepers for television. The novel tells the story of four women who tend doves during a violent moment in history.
This production company will adapt the book into a televison mini-series. Roma Downey, an actress and owner of the company, will serve as an executive producer. Here’s more from the release:
The mesmerizing story, set in ancient Israel in the year 70 C.E., is the tale of a Jewish settlement of 960 people who have taken a last refuge on the plateau of Masada after escaping the violent Roman destruction of Jerusalem. The Roman Legion now surrounds them in Masada and prepares to brutally invade.