Jane Lythell’s debut The Lie of You in production with Great Point Media

  

Jane Lythell’s debut The Lie of You in production with Great Point Media

Head of Zeus and Jane Lythell gathered at the British Film Institute to celebrate Lythell's latest novel, Behind Her Back, on Thursday 15th February.

Written by the former Deputy Director of the BFI and Chief Executive of BAFTA, Behind Her Back unveils the hidden world of toxic masculinity, betrayal and predation that lurks beneath the glossy veneer of television.

At the launch at the home of British film and TV, Jane announced that her debut, The Lie of You, has been adapted and will be released as a feature film later this year. 

Jane Lythell (left) with editor Laura Palmer


The Lie of You a psychological thriller by Jane Lythell, has been adapted and will be released as a feature film later this year, backed by Great Point Media. 

Tuppence Middleton plays Hannah a disturbed woman who covertly joins her rival’s place of work. The object of her hatred is Kathy played by Lydia Wilson. Hannah’s jealousy tips into obsession as she attempts to destroy her rival.  

The film was shot on location in London, England

Jane Lythell author said: ‘It is every writer’s dream that your book will be made into a film. This is a stunning cast and production team and I can’t wait to see the finished film.’

Laura Palmer Publishing Director at Head of Zeus said: "Jane Lythell's gripping novel of female jealousy, obsession and fear is perfect for the big screen. And these are two very juicy roles for actresses - I'm longing to see the cast in action.'