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Release Date: TBA
Production Phase: Script Stage
Studio: Warner Bros.
Who's Making It: Richard LaGravenese (Director), Richard LaGravenese (Screenwriter), Kami Garcia (Creator - Writer), Margaret Stohl (Creator - Writer), Erwin Stoff (Producer)
Premise: A teenage boy falls for a new teenage girl that's moved into his small town. Together the two go on an adventure to overcome a curse placed on the young woman's family for generations.... More »
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Warner Bros. has picked up the movie rights to Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's Beautiful Creatures, a series of youth-targeted fantasy-romance books. Creatures is the first of what's planned to be a five volume series. Screenwriter and director Richard LaGravenese (The Fisher King, The Horse Whisperer) will adapt and film the movie for the studio.
"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," LaGravenese said to 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."- Variety. Comment on this Scoop (0)