Ron Howard To Adapt Gaiman Children’s Book?

Written by Jenny Brady on Friday, January 25th, 2013

Ron Howard is reported to be in negotiations to direct a live-action adaptation of The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. At one point, a stop-motion project was in development to be directed by Henry Selick, but issues arose that put a halt to that project.

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Gillian Anderson Backs Dickens Statue

Written by Jenny Brady on Friday, January 25th, 2013

One of Charles Dickens‘ final wishes was to not have a statue erected of him, but it appears that his wish will be ignored when all is said and done. X-Files star Gillian Anderson, who has appeared in adaptations of Great Expectations and Bleak House, has joined the Dickens Fellowship – a non-profit organization dedicated […]

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Stephenie Meyer Not Keen On “Twilightland”

Written by Julie Vegas on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Stephenie Meyer, who is a producer on the film adaptation of the Shannon Hale novel Austenland about a Jane Austen-themed getaway, thinks that the idea of a “Twilightland” is awful.

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Next Dan Brown Novel Announced

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Doubleday has announced that Dan Brown‘s next novel will be coming out in May. The novel, titled Inferno, will again feature his character Robert Langdon (The Da Vinci Code).

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“James Bond” Creator’s Womanizing Revealed in New Series

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, January 20th, 2013

A new four-part drama based on the life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming will be digging up some of the author’s darkest secrets. The series will be focusing on his covert ops involvement during World War II, but perhaps more interesting to most, his expulsion from army college and womanizing.

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King & Maxwell Coming to TNT

Written by Dan Malone on Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Fans of David Baldacci will be pleased to hear that TNT has ordered ten episodes of the TV adaptation of Sean King & Michelle Maxwell series.

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Scholastic Announces New Fantasy Series

Written by Dan Malone on Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Scholastic has announced a multi-platform fantasy series written for tweens called Spirit Animals. The series will launch in September with the first novel, Wild Born being written by Brandon Mull. The second book has a January 2014 release date and will be written by Maggie Stiefvater.

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New James Dashner Cover Revealed

Written by Ella Thomson on Monday, January 14th, 2013

For those looking forward to the next James Dashner novel, The Eye of Minds, Entertainment Weekly has released the cover of the upcoming novel. The novel is the beginning of a brand new series called The Mortality Doctrine.

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Final “Wheel Of Time” Book Released, But Not eBook

Written by Ella Thomson on Monday, January 14th, 2013

The final book in Robert Jordan‘s The Wheel of Time series has been released, but not without controversy. The 14th book was completed by Brandon Sanderson, following Jordan’s death in 2007, and is titled A Memory of Light. The controversy is that the 909-page novel won’t be out in eBook format until April 9th, so […]

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“Fifty Shades” To Be Released In Hardcover

Written by Brandon Williams on Friday, January 11th, 2013

The Fifty Shades novels will be making their way to hardcover format for the first time in the United States. On January 29th, Doubleday will be releasing 200,000 copies of each novel in hardcover format for $26.95 a piece. There will also be shrink-wrapped sets of the whole series for $80.85 (a savings of… well, […]

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