Friday, November 5, 2010

YA Movie News

-Very cool Pretty Little Liars news! Check this out:

Pretty Little Liars Secret Seekers’” Grand Prize Winner to Receive
VIP Sneak Peek Screening of January 3 Mid-Season Premiere

Burbank, CA (November 3, 2010) – ABC Family has set the stage to allow fans to participate in the mystery of the network’s hit original hit series, “Pretty Little Liars,” with the “Pretty Little Liars Secret Seekers” online scavenger hunt game. “Pretty Little Liars Secret Seekers,” which began Monday, November 1, allows fans of the series the opportunity to compete for a special VIP sneak peek screening of the January 3rd premiere in their hometown.

The seven-week long “Pretty Little Liars Secret Seekers” online scavenger hunt will send fans around the internet to get clues to solve a series-themed mystery. The omnipresent “A” from “Pretty Little Liars” will be hacking into, the “Pretty Little Liars” official Facebook Fan Page and the Pretty Little Liars Insiders Text Campaign to tell fans what they need to do each week. At the end of the seven weeks, the first person to solve the mystery, and then e-mail “A” to let her know, will win a VIP sneak peek screening of the mid-season premiere of “Pretty Little Liars” in their own hometown with up to 10 of their friends. While there will only be one grand prize winner, fans who play through the last mission will get a special treat from “A.” Fans can go to for details and full rules.

-Soul Surfer, based on the biography of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, will be released April 15, 2011. The movie stars Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, AnnaSophia Robb, and Carrie Underwood. Bethany Hamilton lost her arm in a shark attack, but was determined to keep surfing competitively. Thanks to Cynopsis for the news.

-News from author Wendy Mass about the movie version of Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life. The movie is now in post-production and is set to be released mid-2011!

-Cartoon Network will premiere it's first original CGI TV movie, Firebreather, November 24. This is based on a comic series, but I haven't heard of it and we don't own it in our library. Anyone familiar with it? Thanks to Cynopsis for the news.

-Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter the movie has a release date: June 22, 2012. This movie could turn out very funny or very bad-I'm hoping it's good! Thanks to Shelf-Awareness for the news.

-Good news for Jenna Fox fans! Not only will there be two more books in a series around the events from The Adoration of Jenna Fox, but there's also a movie in the works! The movie is in development at 20th Century Fox, so keep your fingers crossed! Thanks to School Library Journal for the news.

-There's a gallery of
new Harry Potter photos at Entertainment Weekly. If you haven't seen them, be sure to check them out!

Actress Jodelle Ferland (aka Bree Tanner) dressed up as Katniss for Halloween! I love it! I think her costume take is pretty close to how I pictured Katniss. Now if only they'd start casting the movie!

-With a new take on Gulliver's Travels coming out this holiday season, there just might be a spike in popularity for the book. The movie does look kind of fun.

And just for fun, I have to share this Literal Harry Potter Trailer-thanks to my teens for sharing it!


  1. Funny, because I had read earlier this week of Jodelle's praise of The Hunger Games, so this is pretty cool! I can actually see her as Katniss--please please someone unrecognizable, no Dakota Fanning, Miley Cyrus, or Chloe Moretz. PLEASE.

  2. That trailer for HP was hysterical! I have to admit, I was beginning to get a little sick of that one, but not anymore! Ha ha!

  3. the tv series is more wonderful i think,give us the picture,but you also don't know who is A,the imagination is more widen. so ,i like PLL tv series more.


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