Beautiful Creatures Go to Warner Brothers
Twilight. The Lord of the Rings. Harry Potter. "True Blood". "The Vampire Diaries." There are so many book series out there looking to attain the level of success that those titles have had transitioning to both the big and the small screens. Warner Brothers is about to start banking on another one -- Beautiful Creatures.
Variety reports that Warner has acquired Beautiful Creatures, the first of a five-novel series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (which drops in book stores tomorrow), with Richard LaGravanese writing and directing the first feature film.
“I love supernatural stories that have well drawn mythologies, and I liked that this book has all the basic elements of a classic first love story with a supernatural layer over it,” LaGravanese tells Variety. “So the first time they hear the words boyfriend and girlfriend, they accidentally overhear each other telepathically. Their first kiss comes after he saves her life and their first date is part of a bigger adventure that leads to the unraveling of the mysterious curse that haunts her family.”
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Ethan Wate, a popular high school student, hates living in a small town in South Carolina where nothing happens -- until he meets and becomes bewitched by Lena Duchanne, a 16-year-old whose family has moved back to town and who wishes for a mundane life. The star-crossed couple has to confront an age-old curse that has haunted her family for generations, as she comes to grips with her powers.
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