Sara-Ella Ozbek is a screenwriter and novelist. She is currently developing feature film JULIE, based on Polly Stenham’s contemporary version of the classic Strindberg play, with Josie Rourke (MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS) attached to direct. With Working Title Films she is developing a feature film biopic, with Lily James attached to play the central role. With Anthony Bregman & Stefanie Azpiazu’s Likely Story (IN THE HIGHTS, I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS; FOXCATCHER; AMERICAN ULTRA) she is developing her debut novel, THE HIGH MOMENTS (published Simon & Schuster in 2020) as a TV series; and with Standalone Pictures and Marina Zenovich (LANCE) attached to direct, she is developing an original thriller feature film BURIED ON THE BEACH. Sara-Ella’s second novel, NOTHING I WOULDN’T DO, was published by Simon & Schuster in 2021 and is in the process of being picked up by a leading British production company with Sara-Ella attached to adapt for TV. Sara-Ella is also active in the theatre space, developing a musical called ROCK BOTTOM for The Young Vic Theatre with composer Richard Thomas (JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA) and director Sean Foley (THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE) and with the same creative team/theatre she is developing a GRAYSON PERRY musical.