Roberto Ricci Raises the Mask on “Red Harlequin”

TV adaptation of Italian YA fantasy series heads to Rome’s MIA market

“The Red Harlequin,” the best-selling Italian young adult fantasy series, is leaping from the page to the screen, with series creator Roberto Ricci planning a TV adaptation as he begins to develop the IP across platforms...

The Red Harlequin

The Red Harlequin ist eine Drama aus dem Jahr 2021.

The Red Harlequin basiert auf der gleichnamigen Fantasybuchreihe von Roberto Ricci und spielt in einer alternativen Welt, in der sich jeder hinter einer Maske versteckt... (LE)

Finnish VC backs Red Harlequin show

Finnish investment firm IPR.VC is to fund the development of a TV series based on Italian author Roberto Ricci’s dystopian fantasy book series The Red Harlequin...

Publishing Perspectives
Finnish Digital Media Fund IPR.VC Backs Development of YA Book Series for Television

The allegorical fantasy writings of Italian author Roberto Ricci are coming first to television, with licensed media and products to follow. UK agent Lisa Hryniewicz is handling the rights.

The Red Harlequin la saga fantasy Young Adult dall'anima italiana diventa una serie tv

Le maschere della Commedia dell'Arte hanno ispirato The Red Harlequin dell'italiano Roberto Ricci una saga fantasy Young Adult pronta a diventare una serie tv

Finnish Media Fund IPR Bets on “The Red Harlequin’s” Development

Set up at Pantomimus, project based on Italian Roberto Ricci's YA fantasy books saga

Finland’s leading media fund IPR is financing the development of TV series project “The Red Harlequin,” based on Italian writer Roberto Ricci’s young adult fantasy books saga.
The Red Harlequin gets funding for TV series development

Executive producer Rick Porras will oversee both the creative aspects of the TV production as well as its long-term 360 strategy. Finnish media fund IPR.VC has announced that it is funding the development of a TV series based on Roberto Ricci’s YA Fantasy book series, The Red Harlequin.

Publishing Perspectives
Finnish Fund Backs Red Harlequin Adaptation

Finnish media fund IPR.VC is financing the development of a television adaptation of Roberto Ricci’s young adult fantasy series The Red Harlequin...

The Bookseller
How author Roberto Ricci turned a Wattpad hit into a cross-platform empire

A couple of weeks ago, news broke that media conglomerate Ryan Carassi Omnimedia Europe (RCO EUROPE) - an omnimedia enterprise dedicated to theatrical, digital and broadcast distribution, home entertainment, and music publishing activities worldwide- had taken on the broadcast rights to The Red Harlequin...

The Bookseller Daily
The VIP treatment

Ivanka Hahnenberger's agency specialises in bringing bandes dessinées (graphie novels) from France and other European countries into the English-speaking world. She tells Tom Tivnan about a burgeoning Anglophone market and the art of translating comics.
Prava i Prevodi brings The Red Harlequin to Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Greece.

“The Red Harlequin is an exciting new addition to our YA fantasy list."

The oldest literary agency in Eastern Europe, Prava i Prevodi, has been appointed...

Global License
Red Harlequin Gets New Agent.

Literary agency Prava i Prevodi has been appointed as sub-agent for Roberto Ricci’s young adult fantasy series, The Red Harlequin, in 19 countries across Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Greece...
Éditions AdA signs French-speaking rights
to The Red Harlequin series

Robert Ricci’s Young Adult fantasy series heading to France, Belgium, Canada, French Speaking Switzerland, and French Territories.

Canadian publishing group Éditions AdA has acquired Of Masks and Chromes and The Kingdom of Deceit, the first two novels in Robert Ricci’s fantasy series, The Red Harlequin.

Total Licensing
Koko Media is also managing the rights for young adult title The Red Harlequin.

This is the first book of a series by Roberto Ricci, entitled Of Masks and Chromes, and is aimed at 12-18 year olds...
The Red Harlequin author, Roberto Ricci, tells us why the brand is ripe for licensing

Key publishing deals in US, UK and key European markets are first on hit list.
Firstly, can you tell us the history behind The Red Harlequin?...
New book series The Red Harlequin enjoys successful launch.

First book in the series launched on Wattpad and release will be backed up by a music album and film. The first book in The Red Harlequin series, Of Masks and Chromes, launched on WattPad this month, racking up over 30,000 reads in two weeks...