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  • South Florida book picks

    South Florida book picks
    Martin Amis and Steve Almond Oct. 26 and Nov. 11 at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables; 305-442-4408, BooksAndBooks.com. Admission to Amis’ reading is $26.95, and includes his new book. Almond’s reading is free. If South...
  • Alex Kurtzman's Secret Hideout Inks 3-Year Deal with Universal

    Alex Kurtzman's newly-formed production company Secret Hideout has inked a three-year production deal with Universal Pictures. Jeb Brody, Focus Features president of production, and Bobby Cohen, president of K/O Paper Products, will join Secret Hideout....
  • Universal Veers From Superhero Trend for a Monster Plan

    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 series. In July, it announced...
  • 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....
  • Jackson Rathbone live-blogs emergency landing of his JetBlue plane

    Jackson Rathbone live-blogs emergency landing of his JetBlue plane
    Jackson Rathbone of "The Twilight Saga" fame was with his wife and son on the Texas-bound JetBlue flight that lost an engine Wednesday and had to emergency land at Long Beach Airport -- and he logged the experience play-by-play on his WhoSay account. ...
  • Brian Grazer Shares Career Tips With French Producers at Deauville Fest

    While in Deauville to receive an homage and present his James Brown biopic "Get on Up," Hollywood producer Brian Grazer shared thoughts and wise advice on moviemaking with French producers during a discussion hosted by the PGA, the French Producers...
  • Televisa USA Nabs Rights to Anne Rice's 'Sleeping Beauty' Erotica Series

    Televisa USA has woken Anne Rice's "The Sleeping Beauty" books from their slumber and has acquired the English-language television and digital rights to the author's popular erotica series. The books, which were published in the 1980s under the pseudonym...
  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • 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...
  • 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...