Anything Warner Bros. Discovery can do, Lionsgate’s TV arm can… Also do? Yes, it could seem that TV variations of legacy movie sequence primarily based on in style books are all the fashion proper now, what with the Max announcement about the ‘Harry Potter’ series.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate has its personal plans, this time centered on Stephanie Meyers’ ‘Twilight’ books. You keep in mind these, proper? The story of withdrawn teen Bella and sparkly vampire Edward who discover star crossed love and find yourself getting married and having a really terrifying vampire child known as Renesmee. All proper, so there’s extra to it than that…
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What’s the story of the ‘Twilight’ books?
Just in case the large pop cultural occasion by some means handed you by, Meyers’ books have been printed between 2005 and 2008 (with a couple of spin-offs and different novellas) and have been initially born from a dream the creator had. The 4 major titles are ‘Twilight’, ‘New Moon,’ ‘Eclipse’ and ‘BreakingDawn’.
Primarily set in Forks, Washington, they comply with Bella Swan (performed by Kristen Stewart within the movies), a quiet teenager who’s described as a slipshod “hazard magnet”. She catches the attention of Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson), a vampire who’s greater than a century outdated, however seems to be like a teen and attends highschool with Bella when his household makes their newest transfer to keep away from questions concerning the youngsters’ lack of growing old.
Edward’s household are peaceable vampires who hunt and drink the blood of animals, however there are others who’re way more harmful –– and so they’ll trigger issues for the lovers. Then there’s Bella’s outdated pal Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner), who’s a part of a pack of werewolves, and the ages-old rivalry between the supernatural creatures can be a problem. Add to that the truth that a love triangle springs up between Jacob, Bella, and Edward. There is way moody glowering and performing out earlier than Bella and Edward find yourself married, giving start to a strong little one and do battle with the controlling cadre of vampires worldwide.
What’s the plan for TV?
It’s nonetheless very early days for this one –– whereas Meyer is planning to be concerned, the lion’s share of inventive aspect is being dealt with by Sinead Daly, whose credit embody ‘Tell Me Lies’, ‘The Walking Dead: World Beyond’, ‘Raised by Wolves’ and ‘The Get Down’. She’ll work on the preliminary script for the present.
An even bigger query would be the focus of the present. The movies largely faithfully tailored the books (splitting the fourth into two movies), however with the sequence, there’s an opportunity that the corporate may resolve to re-adapt the books or use some offshoot of the story.
At this level, the studio has but to take it out to potential consumers, ready to totally develop the thought earlier than it’s shopped. But you simply know that streaming companies and different retailers will likely be , significantly because the books and movies nonetheless have a following (and the movies earned greater than $3.4 billion worldwide).
Will we see extra from Bella and Edward? All indicators (and portents) level to sure.
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