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  • ‘Scream’ Queen Bella Thorne Is Adapting Vampire Novel ‘Drink, Slay, Love’ For Lifetime

    Posted Friday, August 26th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘Scream’ star Bella Thorne is sinking her teeth into an adaptation of vampire YA novel ‘Drink, Slay, Love’.  Thorne will star in and executive produce the film for the Lifetime network. Here is a synopsis of the novel written by Sarah Beth Durst: Pearl is a sixteen-year-old vampire, fond of blood, allergic to sunlight, and […]

  • Hogwarts And All: JK Rowling Announces 3 New ‘Pottermore Presents’ eBooks Coming In September!

    Posted Thursday, August 18th, 2016 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    Fans of ‘Harry Potter’ have a lot to look forward to in the coming months. Aside from the premiere of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them‘ (screenplay by JK Rowling), they also have the ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ play they can go see or read the new book based on the play […]

  • Are Superheroes The New Dothraki? George R.R. Martin’s ‘Wild Cards’ May Replace ‘Game Of Thrones’

    Posted Monday, August 8th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    HBO recently announced plans to end its hit series ‘Game of Thrones’, but they may already have a replacement in place from the same creator, author George R.R. Martin.  The ‘Wild Cards’ book series looks to be headed to television courtesy of Universal Cable Productions.  Martin, however, will NOT be contributing to the adaptation, as […]

  • Daisy Ridley Will Star In YA Adaptation ‘Chaos Walking’

    Posted Saturday, August 6th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Daisy Ridley‘s role as Rey in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ proved to be a huge hit with younger girls, so it’s not much of a stretch to discover she will be staying in a familiar role as Viola Eade in the adaptation of Patrick Ness’ ‘Chaos Walking’.  The films will be produced by Lionsgate, […]

  • J.K. Rowling Is Done With Harry Potter

    Posted Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Nineteen years after the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’, Pottermania has returned with ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Over the weekend, witches and wizards of all ages flocked to bookstores around the world to pick up their copies of the script to catch up with The Boy Who Lived on his […]

  • Exclusive Author Interview: Nina Allan

    Posted Monday, August 1st, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Nina Allan has become a strong voice in the realm of science fiction through her highly praised short stories. ‘The Race’ is her debut novel and already has quite a few readers talking and rightfully so. Fans of her work will actually feel right at home here as ‘The Race’ is clearly a standalone novel […]

  • HBO Announces ‘Game Of Thrones’ Will End With Season 8

    Posted Monday, August 1st, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Winter is coming and your DVR is about to become a lot freer.  HBO has officially announced that ‘Game of Thrones’ is coming to an end with Season 8.  Season 6 just wrapped and it was previously announced that Season 7, which will air next year will consist of only seven episodes.  After that, fans […]

  • Book Review: ‘The Race’ By Nina Allan

    Posted Friday, July 29th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Race’ is Nina Allan’s debut novel, though she is no stranger to fiction having a large selection of short stories and novellas having already been released. In her work, we are given four tales which almost read as novellas that are intertwined together from sharing the same set of worlds and characters. In her […]

  • Nick Jonas Is In Talks To Join The ‘Jumanji’ Remake

    Posted Friday, July 29th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘Scream Queens’ and ‘Kingdom’ star Nick Jonas is in negotiations to join the cast of the new Jake Kasdan-directed remake of ‘Jumanji’.  In addition to his TV roles, Jonas turned in an impressive performance in the film festival favorite ‘Goat’ about fraternity hazing. In recent years, he has also had recurring roles on ‘Hawaii 5-0′ […]

  • New ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ Featurette Explores Tim Burton’s Vision

    Posted Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    There is probably no one alive better suited to adapt Ransom Riggs’ best-selling novel ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children’ to film than Tim Burton.  The visionary director behind ‘Edward Scissorhands’, ‘The Addams Family’ and ‘Alice In Wonderland’ brings his quirky sensibilities to an already quirky story about a boy named Jake (played by ‘Ender’s […]

  • SDCC 2016: The First ‘American Gods’ Trailer Debuts And Kristen Chenoweth Is Announced As A Cast Member

    Posted Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    STARZ’s ‘American Gods’ based on the bestselling Neil Gaiman novel is one of the most anticipated new shows arriving next year and the crew behind it arrived at SDCC with the first trailer. The show stars Ricky Whittle as ex-con Shadow Moon who becomes the hired muscle for Mr. Wednesday played by Ian McShane who […]

  • SDCC 2016: Watch HBO’s Two ‘Game Of Thrones’ Videos: Season 6 Blooper Reel And Season 7 Teaser

    Posted Friday, July 22nd, 2016 08:17 pm GMT -4
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    HBO turned out at SDCC to promote its hit ‘Game of Thrones’ and didn’t show up empty-handed.  Fans were treated to two new video clips… and now you can watch them for yourself! The first is a blooper reel from the just-wrapped Season 6, so you can laugh along with the cast of the normally […]

  • Shailene Woodley Was Shocked To Learn ‘Divergent: Ascendant’ Is Going Straight-To-TV

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Lionsgate stunned a lot of people yesterday, including industry insiders, when news emerged that the studio was planning to scrap the theatrical release of the fourth ‘Divergent’ movie, ‘Ascendant’, slash the budget and instead release it as a TV movie.  The studio also hopes that this film will lead to a spin-off TV series.  The […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress’ By Robert Heinlein (1966)

    Posted Thursday, July 21st, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    It may not have escaped some of your notice that authors like Asimov, Bradbury, and Dick are often brought up for Throwback Thursday, but the famous Heinlein has remained absent from our discussions. That’s why, this week, I want to focus on ‘The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress’. Unfortunately for Heinlein, I had read ‘Starship […]

  • Diverging From Plans: Lionsgate Sending Last ‘Divergent’ Movie Straight-To-TV With Plans Of A Spin-Off Series

    Posted Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Many questioned Lionsgate decision to split the last “Divergent’ novel into two movie adaptations, which has become the norm with YA adaptions and worked like a charm for ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Twilight’.  But even the blockbuster ‘Hunger Games’ franchise began running out of steam by the time the final film hit theaters and, unfortunately, ‘Divergent‘ […]