Good news for Laini Taylor fans! The Daughter of Smoke and Bone author has signed a three-book deal with Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, for three YA novels. The first is titled The Muse of Nightmares and will be released in fall 2016.
On July 29, Paramount will release the highly anticipated animated adaptation of The Little Prince in France. International rights have already been sold, but no word yet on when the film be released in the US.
We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto! NBC has ordered a “darker” look at The Wizard of Oz titled Emerald City. The show will feature a 20-year-old Dorothy and is supposed to be closer to A Game of Thrones in style than to a children’s tale.
After some doubts as to the success of the show, ABC has approved a second season of Agent Carter. Fans will be able to watch secret agent Peggy’s adventures as she moves to LA for “her most dangerous assignment yet.”
May has also been good month for children’s author Jonathan Auxier. Disney has announced that they acquired the movie rights to his novel The Night Gardener. Auxier himself will adapt the script for the live-action film.
Last month, the Harry Potter Alliance launched their “Accio Books” campaign. The goal is to collect and donate 60,000 to communities in need. The Alliance will be accepting books until June.