I'm finally feeling caught up from ALA, but now I have two weeks of YA movie news for you (and I'm sure I'm still missing stuff, so if you see something left out, please let me know!)
-Twilight: Eclipse is off to a huge start. While some of the reviews haven't been the best, the fans don't care and the movie made $65 million in opening night!
-This year's Newbery winner, When You Reach Me, is closer to hitting the big screen. Amber Entertainment has the rights to a movie version of the novel, and the author will co-produce. I don't know how I feel about a movie version-I don't know how well it will translate to film, but I'm willing to give it a try.
-Filming of The Invention of Hugo Cabret started this week. This is another one I'm not sure on how well it will translate to film, but I love the cast and I trust director Martin Scorsese to do a good job. Check out the film's IMDB page for cast info-the move will be out next year. Thanks to Shelf Awareness for the news!
-ABC Family ordered twelve more episodes of Pretty Little Liars, bringing the season total to 22. Also, but on the look out for author Sara Shepard's cameo as a substitute teacher in episode seven! Thanks to Cynopsis Kids for the news!
-ABC Family's Huge had a great premiere! Huge attracted 1.2 million viewers in the 18-49 market making it ABC Family's second most watched series premier in this demo. I like to think it's because us bloggers and YA readers are so cool and we helped get this show going. TV and Movie makers take note-we like things based on YA books!! Thanks to Cynopsis for the news.
-And of course, the amazing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer!