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Cover Reveal: The Maze Runner Movie Tie-In

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From Random House press release:

Fans are eagerly awaiting the film adaptation of the first book in James Dashner’s action-packed series, hailed as “[A] mysterious survival saga that passionate fans describe as a fusion of Lord of the Flies, The Hunger Games, and Lost” by Entertainment Weekly.com. With 4 million copies of the series sold, James Dashner continues to grow his Dashner Army fan base every day, and both fans and newcomers to the books will be thrilled to see these movie-tie in editions (which they can read before they see the film.)

THE MAZE RUNNER movie tie-in edition of the New York Times bestseller The Maze Runner features an eight-page full-color insert with photos from the film and an exclusive fan sticker.

In INSIDE THE MAZE RUNNER: THE GUIDE TO THE GLADE, readers can explore the Glade and uncover the secrets to the Maze in the ultimate Maze Runner movie companion book. This action-packed volume features more than 100 thrilling full-color photographs, up-close profiles of the Gladers, and details about the Glade, the Maze, and more! A must-have for fans of the Maze Runner series, who’ll want to learn all they can before The Maze Runner movie hits theaters on September, 19, 2014.

Dylan O’Brien, star of THE MAZE RUNNER, revealed the movie tie-in edition via twitter last night, and James Dashner revealed the cover of INSIDE THE MAZE RUNNER this morning.

THE MAZE RUNNER movie tie-in editions (available both in hardcover and paperback) and the INSIDE THE MAZE RUNNER: THE GUIDE TO THE GLADE will all be on sale August 5th wherever books are sold.

What do you think of the movie covers?

‘We Were Liars’ Film Optioned

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After months of hoping and praying that this would happen, We Were Liars by E. Lockhart has finally sold film right bringing it one step closer to actually possibly becoming a movie in the next few years. I have been praising this book up and down since I read it back in February and I tell anyone I can to read it. When they ask what it’s about, I say, “Just read it.”

Deadline announced the deal.

In competitive bidding, Imperative Entertainment has acquired the bestselling E. Lockhart book We Were Liars. The author has written the feature script. Imperative’s Bradley Thomas, Zak Kadison and Dan Friedkin will produce and production veep Justin Catron will be co-producer. Imperative was formed in March by Thomas, Kadison, Tim Kring and Friedkin, the latter of whom is financing the venture.

Wait, what was that?! “The author has written the feature script.”

E. LOCKHART WROTE THE SCRIPT. This could turn out to be phenomenal!

We Were Liars is “the coming-of-age story of a 17-year-old girl who survived a horrible accident at her family’s summer home two years ago that she cannot remember. She returns, determined to remember the details of her accident but as the pieces start to come together, she discovers not only the painful truth of that night, but a shocking revelation about herself.”

This book still remains my favorite book that I’ve read in 2014 so far. And the chance to see it come to life as an adaptation makes me so happy. I just hope they do it justice.

‘Insurgent’ Adds Three New Actors

The past week has been back-to-back Insurgent casting news. With production on the second film in the Divergent franchise starting very soon, it’s about time we’re seeing so many names pop up. And with Divergent sweeping the box office this past March, it’s no wonder that those cast are some pretty big names.

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First off, we have Naomi Watts, who has landed the role of Evelyn, leader of the Factionless, in Insurgent and two Allegiant films.

 

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Next up is Daniel Dae Kim who has been cast as Jack Kang, representative of the Candor Faction. You may recognize him from his work on Lost and Hawaii Five-O.

 

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And lastly, up-and-coming actress Rosa Salazar has been cast to play Lynn.

Lynn is a Dauntless born. The first thing that Tris notices about her is her shaved head. In Divergent she is the second in a group of Dauntless born initiates.

She is kinda mean to Tris, though in Insurgent they get better acquainted.

Lynn blames herself for her sisters paralyzation. She has a sister – Shauna and a brother – Hector. She is Marlene’s best friend. She was unhappy with Marlene and Uriah’s relationship – and in the book it was revealed it’s cause she had a crush on Marlene. (via Fangirlish)

Insurgent hits theaters March 20, 2015.

 

New Trailer for ‘The Giver’ in Black & White

giver headerRemember a few months ago when the first trailer for ‘The Giver’ released and while it looked decent, fans were outraged that it featured not one scene in black and white as the book is clearly ALL ABOUT THE LACK OF COLORS? Well, this week, a new theatrical trailer was released featuring both B&W and full color scenes. Finally, this looks like a movie I’d watch. Because after watching that first trailer, I laughed at it. I really did. But now, I feel slightly better about the whole movie. Check out the trailer below and see for yourself!

 

Theatrical Trailer for The Giver on TrailerAddict.

About ‘The Giver':
This film, based on Lois Lowry’s book, tells the story of a perfect world. Everyone here is happy. When Jonas is 12 years old, he’s chosen to be the community’s Receiver of Memories. He enters into training with an old man called The Giver. From the Giver, Jonas learns about pain, sadness, war, and all the unhappy truths of the “real” world. He quickly realizes that his community is fake. Confronted with this reality, Jonas faces difficult choices about his own life and his future.

Are you excited or nervous to see ‘The Giver’?

Movie News: New ‘If I Stay’ Trailer Featuring ‘Prologue’

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The new If I Stay trailer features the prologue from the novel by Gayle Forman. I love it so much! #AlltheFeels is the correct hashtag for this series and I’m so glad the film is taking Gayle’s novel so seriously. And the music choice is perfect. Good job all around.

Check it out for yourself:

SYNOPSIS: Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam (Jamie Blackley). But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate. “If I Stay” is based on the best-selling novel of the same name.

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