Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Jumping the gun

Warner Bros. has acquired the movie rights to Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's young adult novel Beautiful Creatures (the first book in a projected five-book-long series), despite the fact that it just came out yesterday.

Worried about letting the next Twilight slip through your fingers, guys?

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Blogger Sheryl said...

That could be exactly it. It seems like everything in entertainment and "news" is in a rush these days to be first, since being second means missing out.

4:58 PM

Blogger Yulianka said...

I'm hoping the WB's eagerness is a sign that the book is really good—like, why would they gamble on a five-book-series if the first one wasn't great?—but one can't help but wonder if they've chosen it because of the popularity of the whole horror/romance-lite genre rather than the book's inherent awesomeness.

Time (and a visit to the bookstore, unless the publisher is kind enough to send us a review copy) will tell, I suppose...

8:26 PM


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