Posts tagged with "Twilight"

Stephenie Meyer Releases New Gender-Swap Twilight Novel

Stephenie Meyer Releases New Gender-Swap Twilight Novel
Forget Bella and Edward. It’s all about Beau and Edythe now. Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has written a new version of the first book in the series in which nearly all the characters have swapped sex. She’s written the book to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the publication of the original Twilight novel. It’s called Life And Death: Twilight Reimagined and features a human teenage boy called Beau and a vampire called Edythe. They’re... 

Revenge of the Sparkly Vampires – Twilight is Back

Revenge of the Sparkly Vampires – Twilight is Back
It’s time to grab a wooden stake and give Buffy a call because the sparkly vampires are back. The Twilight Saga is going to return in the form of five short films that will be released on Facebook. While there is so much to hate about that sentence, there are actually some interesting discussions to be had about this. And even if you hate the series, something to celebrate too (no, really). The first question that springs to mind is “Does... 

Book review: Take Back The Skies by Lucy Saxon

Book review: Take Back The Skies  by Lucy Saxon
Launching an ambitious series of books as a first-time writer is never easy, especially in today’s world where the written word spreads around quicker than ever. You only have to look at the success of something like Fifty Shades Of Grey which was developed from Twilight fan fiction to see how times have changed in the world of literature. Lucy Saxon certainly hasn’t taken the easy route with her first publication from Bloomsbury, introducing... 

Cool Gothic & The New Vampire BFI Discussion – In The Flesh, Being Human, Buffy & The Fades

Cool Gothic & The New Vampire BFI Discussion – In The Flesh, Being Human, Buffy & The Fades
As part of the BFI‘s current Gothic season, a panel discussion took place on Monday 4th November featuring guests from some of TV’s most exciting and innovative recent supernatural series. Panelists included writers Toby Whithouse and Dominic Mitchell (Being Human and In The Flesh), director Farren Blackburn (The Fades) and actors Damien Molony, Lily Loveless and Anthony Head (Being Human, The Fades and Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Introduced... 

More Warner Brothers Wizards – New Merlin Movie Announced

More Warner Brothers Wizards – New Merlin Movie Announced
After the enormous success of their Harry Potter film franchise, Warner Bros. has announced a return to the wizarding world with a new movie all about Merlin – which is apparently nothing to do with the recent BBC drama series. Already involved in the project are scriptwriters Dave Hill (Game of Thrones) and David Farr, known mainly for his work in theatre. We’ve also been given a brief synopsis which hints at what we can expect: The... 

Shailene Woodley cast as Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars

Shailene Woodley cast as Hazel in The Fault in Our Stars
Post-The Descendants, Shailene Woodley has slowly been amassing a collection of highly vied-over roles. From playing Mary-Jane Watson in upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to playing Beatrice Prior in the upcoming adaptation Divergent, tonight saw the announcement of yet another lucrative role. Entertainment Weekly was the first to break news that Shailene Woodley would soon be playing Hazel Grace Lancaster in the upcoming adaptation of John Green’s... 

Josh Boone to Direct ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ adaptation

Josh Boone to Direct ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ adaptation
When one says ‘Young Adult’ and applies that to the world of feature film adaptation at the moment, one potentially thinks of supernatural romance such as Twilight and the like, or maybe of dystopian teen fiction such as The Hunger Games. The Fault in Our Stars is neither, but what it is, is fantastic. A New York Times bestseller even after a year since release, The Fault in Our Stars is the most recent novel by writer John Green. Green is a... 

The Hunger Games Shatters Box Office Records

The Hunger Games Shatters Box Office Records
The Hunger Games was heavily predicted to open north of $100 million at the US box office; it was just a case of how high. Lionsgate launched The Hunger Games at 4137 locations across North America and with screenings running around the clock they obtained a mammoth opening weekend of $152.5 million at the box office. This enters the record books as the third best opening weekend ever, behind Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 ($169 million)... 

Lionsgate acquires Summit Entertainment – Twilight franchise to continue?

Lionsgate acquires Summit Entertainment – Twilight franchise to continue?
Lionsgate have announced that they have acquired Summit Entertainment for a combination of cash and stock valued at $412.5 million. As one of the most successful independent film studios, Lionsgate have delivered diverse fare such as American Psycho, Crash, Warrior and the Saw franchise. Summit Entertainment have made a name for themselves after the success of the Twilight Saga, and have also had hits with The Hurt Locker, Knowing and Red. Talks of... 

Teen Wolf To transform London Comic Con

Teen Wolf To transform London Comic Con
With just over a month left now until the festivities begin for Octobers London’s Comic Con, the team behind the event have announced the addition of some more top names to the events ever expanding guest list, this time from the hit MTV series, Teen Wolf!  Based on the classic movie of the same name, this announcement will see the lead actors of the series, Tyler Posey (Scott McCall) and Dylan O’Brien (Stiles Stilinski), fly over in order to... 
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