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  • Universal Veers From Superhero Trend for a Monster Plan

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - While most studios in Hollywood are betting on superheroes to save the box office, Universal Pictures is doubling down on creature features. This month, the studio acquired rights to Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles" book...
  • Universal acquires Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' book series

    Universal acquires Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' book series
    Universal Pictures is sinking its teeth into "The Vampire Chronicles," Anne Rice's popular book series chronicling the exploits of an 18th century French-aristocrat-turned-bloodsucker. The studio has acquired movie rights to the existing and future...
  • Anne Rice's 'Vampire Chronicles' Takes Flight at Universal

    Setting up a potential "Twilight"-like franchise, Universal Pictures has acquired movie rights to Anne Rice's novels in "The Vampire Chronicles" series for Brian Grazer and Imagine Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are on board to produce....
  • Anne Rice brings back her vampire antihero with 'Prince Lestat'

    Anne Rice brings back her vampire antihero with 'Prince Lestat'
    A generation before "Twilight" stole teen girls' hearts, Anne Rice's "Interview With the Vampire" and its sequels explored the romance and eroticism of the vampire myth. No matter who was telling the stories of their loves and misdeeds, the vampire Lestat...
  • Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985

    Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985
    In 1985, in a South Loop neighborhood once the hub of Chicago publishing, a group of book lovers started a book fair. Thirty years later, that book fair has grown into Printers Row Lit Fest, the highlight of Chicago's literary calendar. In the spirit of...
  • George Saunders wins first-ever Folio Prize

    George Saunders' short story collection "Tenth of December" was named the winner of the first-ever Folio Prize in London on Monday. The prize is worth more than $65,000. Lavinia Greenlaw, chairwoman of the judges, said: "George Saunders’ stories...
  • Anne Rice Announces New 'Vampire Chronicles' Book

    Before "Twilight," "The Vampire Diaries" and "True Blood," there was Anne Rice. The author, whose "Vampire Chronicles" series has sold over 80 million copies, announced Sunday that fans can look forward to a new installment due out Oct. 28. On the...
  • Shailene Woodley Blasts 'Twilight' as 'Unhealthy, Toxic Relationship'

    Shailene Woodley is in the spotlight with her "Divergent" coming out this month, and she used that attention to voice her concerns over the "Twilight" books/films. "'Twilight,' I'm sorry, is about a very unhealthy, toxic relationship," the 22-year-old...
  • Anne Rice's vampire Lestat: Stephen Amell, Chris Hemsworth or Anson Mount?

     
    Anne Rice wants her vampire, Lestat, to be played by Stephen Amell ("Arrow"), Chris Hemsworth ("Thor") or Anson Mount ("Hell on Wheels")....
  • Matthew Bourne reawakens 'Sleeping Beauty' with audience in mind

     Matthew Bourne reawakens 'Sleeping Beauty' with audience in mind
    NEW YORK — Matthew Bourne was standing in the bedroom of Tchaikovsky's home outside Moscow two years ago when he decided it was finally time to tackle "Sleeping Beauty." "It had a single bed and a very ordinary wooden table, looking out the window...
  • Italy's Cinecittà Studios Commemorate Fellini And Seek To Bounce Back

    ROME - Cinecittà Studios paid homage to Federico Fellini on Friday with a commemorative plaque placed by Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino outside the Studio 5 soundstage where the maestro made many of his pics. The ceremony came just as Italy's top production...