inkpop Fundamentals: May 24, 2011
Posted by cat eyes & skinny jeans on May 24, 2011
★ ‘The Secret Circle’ trailer released! No sooner did we receive confirmation that L.J. Smith’s The Secret Circle book series had been picked up by The CW as part of their fall line-up (and as a companion series to L.J. Smith’s other small screen adaptation The Vampire Diaries), even more exciting news for L.J. Smith, The Vampire Diaries, and The Secret Circle fans has popped up…a trailer for the series, and two additional clips of episodes-to-come! “While the trailer for the series, which will center around a secret coven of witches, doesn’t give away too much about the plot, it provides some insight into the look and feel of the show. For one, we see a whole lot of fire shots (like A LOT) and some magical (literally) scenes between Britt Robertson and dreamy co-star Thomas Dekker. The trailer also establishes that there will be forces of good and evil and provides quick looks at each of the main players in action.” MTV.
★ ‘The Lost Years of Merlin’ on its way to the big screen Author T.A. Barron’s The Lost Years of Merlin has been at the helm of rumors galore regarding a book to big screen adaptation for the past handful of years; now, after being passed from Paramount to Warner Bros. (the studio who brought us the Harry Potter film franchise), it seems that plans for the film are finally coming to fruition. Ed Whitworth has signed on to pen the script, and Donald De Line will be producing. “The film will trace Merlin’s journey from being a boy washed on the shores of Wales with no memory and no home, to him becoming a young man learning to use his powers and ultimately defender of the natural world and eventual mentor to King Arthur.” Hollywood Reporter.
★ Filming for ‘The Hunger Games’ to begin this week! After months of waiting with bated breath for the official cast list of the big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ bestselling The Hunger Games series to be released, we finally learned who the main players would be – Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, and Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne; now even better news has surfaced…filming is set to begin on the movie this week! “The production known as ‘Artemis’ – the believed working title for ‘The Hunger Games’ – has been setting up shop in North Carolina recently, with area news outlets reporting on the building excitement.” Rumor has it that cast members have already been spotted stunt training on location; and thanks to Entertainment Weekly magazine, fans have had the chance to see Jennifer Lawrence in full Katniss costume – though no one else has been spotted in their Hunger Games garb just yet. Examiner.
Over to you…what do you think of the trailer for The Secret Circle? Will you be watching when the series hits The CW this fall? Have you read T.A. Barron’s The Lost Years of Merlin series? Are you excited to see the series come to the big screen? What do you think of Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss costume? Is it how you envisioned the Katniss described by Suzanne Collins in the book series – why or why not?
Share your thoughts in the comments section!
Erika (aka inkpoperika)