Digital publisher Open Road Integrated Media is getting into the movie business. The company has inked a deal with film director Jim Kohlberg to executive produce his film adaptation of Mary Glickman‘s bestselling novel Home In The Morning.

The film deal comes after the eBook release of the title from Open Road this past fall.This is the publisher’s first movie deal from its e-original series.

Open Road president/co-founder Jeffrey Sharp will executive produce Home In The Morning for Open Road with Luke Parker Bowles and Peter Riva.

Jeffrey Sharp had this statement: “Open Road offers a unique opportunity for filmmakers, such as Jim, to partner with an author and his or her work early in the publishing process.  We are thrilled to collaborate with him in introducing this new content model.”