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Deals: The magic realism and rich world of Eden Robinson’s Trickster trilogy make it the perfect fit for a TV series adaptation

Michelle Latimer, founder of Streel Films, didn’t expect to find her next project when she picked up Eden Robinson’s novel Son of a Trickster. “I wasn’t actively looking for properties, just a good book to read,” says the filmmaker and actor, who in March teamed up with Jennifer Kawaja, co-founding producer of Sienna Films (Cardinal, Combat Hospital), to acquire TV rights to Son of a Trickster and its sequels.