Ian Adams (born 1937) is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels. Originally a journalist, he is now best known for his writing: his most successful novel to date is Agent of Influence which has also been made into a film. He currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.
The Adams team with Riley as the lead writer has also written the original screenplays for two of the seven MOWs in this fall’s CTV lineup. Hunt for Justice, (GalaFilms) starring William Hurt, John Corbett, and Wendy Crewson, The second original screen play, The Clark Todd Story, (ImagiNation Films and Box Films, UK) is scheduled for filming to begin early in 2006.
His most recent novel, Agent of Influence, based on the true story of Canadian diplomat John Watkins who died while under Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Central Intelligence Agency interrogation, was adapted by the Adams team, and aired on the national CTV network in 2003–2004. Produced by Alberta FilmWorks and Gala Films, Agent of Influence starred Christopher Plummer. The film has been sold by Alliance-Atlantis to TV networks in 132 countries, and in 2003 was recognized by the European Screenplay Writers’ association as the best foreign television screenplay.
The Adams partnership created the screenplay for the full length feature, Bad Faith, adapted from Ian Adams’ novel of the same title and filmed in Calgary and Montreal during March 2000 by Alberta FilmWorks — is now distributed world-wide by Oasis under the title, Cold Blooded.
Ian Adams has also written many hours of produced television for Canadian and U.S. shows.
Currently the Adams team are in development with the Fiore Code, a concept they created, using the world of contemporary international espionage, for a television series to be co-produced by Capri Films in Toronto and Colorado Films in Rome with CTV as the Canadian broadcaster.
LAMBEG Rangers manager Ian Adams was angry at the manner in which his team capitulated to Braniel YM -- losing 7-3 in the Premier Division.
Jan 31, 2011; LAMBEG Rangers manager Ian Adams was angry at the manner in which his team capitulated to Braniel YM -- losing 7-3 in the Premier...