Pretty in Pink actor Andrew McCarthy has landed a deal with the Workman Publishing imprint, Algonquin Young Readers. McCarthy (pictured, via) plans to write a young adult novel entitled Just Fly Away.
Publisher Elise Howard negotiated the deal with Stuart Krichevsky literary agent David Patterson. The publication date has been scheduled for Spring 2017.
Here’s more from the press release: “In McCarthy’s novel, when fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy named Thomas who lives in the same suburban New Jersey town, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her family and her own life.”