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Ask Patty and Find Your Answer => Frequently Asked Q&A to Patricia Briggs => Topic started by: Mike Briggs on December 07, 2008, 10:40:12 pm

Title: Will there ever be a Mercy Thompson movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on December 07, 2008, 10:40:12 pm
Quote from: lhasser
I noticed on Amazon, a user by the name of CarlyEdwards, mentions that Moon Called has been optioned for a movie deal. I would absolutely love it if these books were made into movies (hopefully with the omnipresent eyes of Patty) -- but this is the first and only I have seen or heard of it being a possibility. I realize some things have to be kept hush-hush... No cart before the horse... But, is it true? Yes? No? Maybe so?

Myth confirmed.  I put something up on the home page at Hurog.com a few weeks ago, it should be visible on the "News Archive" tab now.  The Mercy Thompson books have all been optioned to 50 Cannon Entertainment.  Frankly, the contract was rendered obscenely complex by the existence of the "Alpha and Omega" series, and it took a long while to get it all sorted out.

So, the real question is whether or not the option will ever be exercised.  I would LOVE to see a Mercy Thompson Movie, but the ball is in the producer's court now.  Because the contract was such a pain to negotiate, I'd like to think they're serious about going ahead and making a movie, but that may just be wishful thinking.

Anyway, you're correct that a movie OPTION was signed, but there's a lot more options signed than movies produced, so we'll just have to wait and see.   ;D

Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Letitia on December 08, 2008, 06:06:53 am
Ah, note to self: Check the News page. Thanks for answering anyway! That is very exciting news to hear - especially since it includes all the Mercy books. I would imagine they would be a complex series to adapt... I hope they are serious about it too! And, even more, I hope they take the time to do it right.  :)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Kiersten Walks Funny on December 15, 2008, 01:48:26 pm
thats sooooo awesome!!!!   i'm definitely keeping an eye onthe wheather horizon for this one ;)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patty Briggs on December 29, 2008, 10:55:32 pm
What Mike said.  And this is actually a fairly serious contract -- more than the usual "option" agreement.  It doesn't mean the movie will be made.  It does mean that 50 Cannon, my terrific literary agent (Linn Prentis), her film& TV agent Bill Conti, and our very expensive (and worth it) NYC Hollywood contract lawyer spent months trying to work out how to give 50 Cannon the rights to the Mercy series without locking down the Anna and Charles series.  I have what Linn calls possibly the most complicated contract in Hollywood.  So we're all serious at this point <grin>
Patty
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Letitia on December 30, 2008, 10:22:26 am
That is still very exciting news! I think it bodes well that they went through such tough negotiations. Does it mean that 50 Cannon will produce or do companies "sublet" movie rights?
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Gabriel on January 21, 2009, 11:27:55 am
Does anyone want to see this series as a movie series?
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Letitia on January 21, 2009, 12:08:14 pm
Yes, of course. This is a wonderfully imaginative series and I love the characters and stories. There is a post already about the prospect of the books becoming movies... And I'm not sure this falls under the category of "Ask Patty".
Title: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 09, 2009, 03:14:10 pm
Hi, I'm sure this has probably been discussed before, but I think that the Mercy Thompson series would make a great TV show. Kinda like buffy, but way cooler. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 09, 2009, 05:04:28 pm
id watch that
not sure how they'd keep to the books if they would at all but id watch to see how that went
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 09, 2009, 05:41:42 pm
I think that if they made each show just 1/2 hour, they could make the first book stretch a whole season
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 01:47:40 pm
true,.. hmm, i didn't think of that, but then id be driven mad by the shows being so sort! ahh im doomed!!
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 10, 2009, 02:13:58 pm
true, but then we'd get Mercy on a weekly basis and not once a year.
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: Has on February 10, 2009, 02:22:33 pm
Patty signed a deal for a movie recently- I think it was originally going to be a tv series but the producers decided to go the movie route. And with the success of Twilight and True Blood - I think there might be a good chance that it will be greenlit.
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 02:26:10 pm
YES!!!!! that's what i want to hear!!!!! YES!!!!
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 10, 2009, 02:30:55 pm
But with a movie, wouldn't they have to cut a lot of material to fit the two hour time frame? Unless they do a series like Potter
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: Has on February 10, 2009, 02:32:10 pm
Found the press release :D
From what I understand - Patty will have some say in the movie so that is definitely a good thing. And Mike Newell who has directed Donnie Brasco, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and the upcoming Prince of Persia movie has a diverse and eclectic CV. I think its hard to keep alot of things from the books but then movies are different medium - but I have a good feeling about this and I am not a big fan of books turned to movies. Blood and Chocolate anyone? :(

http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6601320.html?rssid=192
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 02:33:36 pm
im willing to watch 10 movie to see the mercy stuff if thats what it takes i dont mind
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 10, 2009, 02:41:33 pm
Sounds promising. Can't wait!!!  ;D
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 02:43:12 pm
i hate waiting! its cruel and unusual punishment to make people wait
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 10, 2009, 02:45:52 pm
Yes it is! I know it's selfish, but I wish all the books were out, and the movie so that I wouldn't have to wait anymore
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: Has on February 10, 2009, 02:46:36 pm
Well there is no guarantee it might be made- its just being optioned at the moment. But I haz good feeling! :D

But movie making takes a looooooooong time. And its best to be prep for a long time, rushed productions can make a crappy movie- I am looking at you X-Files 2 :(
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 02:47:44 pm
i wish i could see the future and then it wouldn't matter if i had to wait cause id have already been reading and seeing the movies and then itd all be good
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: danie_SF on February 10, 2009, 02:49:14 pm
True. If they choose to go ahead with the Mercy movies, I want them to take their time to perfect it. Waiting better than having a crap movie
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: alan on February 10, 2009, 02:50:03 pm
here here!
Title: Re: Mercy TV show
Post by: Patti L. on February 10, 2009, 07:51:42 pm
Hear hear! (and Here; Washington State!)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Elle on February 11, 2009, 06:41:08 am
Since this has moved in the movie territory I've merged the 'Mercy TV' thread with the existing Mercy movie talk. Remember to visit the Dreamcast thread if you want to speculate about which actor you'd like to see in each role.

Elle
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: alan on February 11, 2009, 12:42:50 pm
i cant think of anyone i really want to play mercy more than anyone else
Title: Mercy Movie
Post by: Tannun on February 28, 2009, 03:42:11 am
I read this article http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6601320.html that says Bill Contardi has just closed on a film deal for Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson Books with 50 Canon Entertainment.  Any news on this yet?  Is Patty going to be involved in the script?
Title: Re: Mercy Movie
Post by: Elle on February 28, 2009, 05:17:11 am
Hi Tannun,

There's an existing thread talking about that particular article. I'll lock this thread and either myself or one of the other mods will merge it your post. :)

Elle
Title: optioning
Post by: nikkibanks87 on March 06, 2009, 11:27:19 am
Hi,

I was hugely excited when i heard that mercy had been optioned to be made into a film!! is Patty going to be involved in the process? any chance of any uk castings?

great work on the books and website!! xx  ;)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: EagleWA1 on March 06, 2009, 11:38:40 am
I would love to see the series in movie form, as long as they actually keep it true to the books.  Also, keep it in the Tri-Cities.  Those of us from the Tri-cities, which I am, will definately be able to tell the difference, and the setting alone adds to it.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Lamb on July 03, 2009, 11:32:20 pm
Has any recent news about a possible movie come up anywhere?  I was not able to come across any information about it this year.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: primalSCREAM on July 06, 2009, 08:03:11 am
If you were to do a movie about Mercy, I think that Steven Strait would make a good Were. Saw him in The Covenant, and 10,000 bc...he's good looking and a good actor. Also it would be great to somewhat follow the books (as you may have heard I'm kind of anal about this..LOL) , and to have the great costumes and scenery like the HP movies. I hope Patty has lots of input and doesn't comprimise a great series of books just for a movie deal.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Fairyland92 on August 13, 2009, 11:02:31 am
The only thing I'm worried about are the characters. If there will be a movie they NEED to get the characters right or it just won't be the same. I went over this with my self a couple of times thinking who would be a good actress for Mercy but no one I've seen is perfect. Since Mercy is supposed to be part Indian, they can just put a white girl and name her Mercy, that's just wrong.  :P
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: twobatfans on August 13, 2009, 01:02:06 pm
Patty mentioned at one of her signing that she had insisted that a Native American woman be cast as Mercy.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Midangel on August 13, 2009, 03:05:12 pm
With movies, the only set where they have stayed true to form is the Harry Potter series.

If they ever do a Mercy one, then I hope they will indeed go by the characters in the books.

Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Fairyland92 on August 18, 2009, 05:20:29 pm
I read in an interview that the director who directed
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is the same director
that Patricia signed the contract for.
So If there was a movie involving
Mercy and her adventures it would most probably
be true to the book.

 LOL
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: MomaMia on September 09, 2009, 06:11:03 pm
Hey does anyone have an update on that movie contract? Geez I wish there was something us fans could do to convince the big wigs to make the movie beside buying the books...
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on September 09, 2009, 08:31:29 pm
Not that we've heard do far.  Mr. Mike will let us know when they hear.
Title: Moon called movie or tv show.
Post by: Aaron25 on September 21, 2009, 10:28:53 pm
Does anyone know if it has been optioned for a movie or tv show is so please let me know.
Title: Re: Moon called movie or tv show.
Post by: Elle on September 21, 2009, 10:42:50 pm
Hi Aaron,

You can find the current info about a possible movie set in the Mercy'verse here in the FAQ.

Movie Options (http://hurog.com/forum/index.php?topic=3180.0)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Lord_Raken on February 03, 2010, 08:52:38 am
I would love to see a Mercy Thompson movie, but my support come with cautionary advice.

I have seen too many good books be butchered in movie form. (Need I mention the Eragon movie? *shudders*)
Before a book becomes a movie one HAS to be absolutely sure that they have what then need to do the book justice. The budget needs to be adequate, the team needs to be creative and willing to work closely with the author, and the studio needs to be VERY supportive.

SciFi/Fantasy movies tend to require lager budget than other movies (CGI costs)... you don't want to have to cut corners because the budget is inadequate.

Also, the script needs to remain faithful too core spirit of the book without giving into the desire to become a exposition of fandome (see Twilight movie). A movie is not a book and changes will need to be made to make it work. This part is tricky what do you take out and leave in? What do you combine? What new parts are necessary.  I think Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince did a fairly good job of this (barring some unnecessary actions sequences).

When making a move from a book you also gain the visual medium as a way to communicate with the audience, but you also lose the inner thoughts and monologue (monologues are best used rarely in movies). Instead of the protagonist telling the the audience what he/she feels or thinks the protagonist has to show it in their emotions, actions, or dialogue. This is both a liberation and a limitation. Instead of having reflective monologues a character might have to talk to another about it, do a flashback (avoid unless done right), or somehow demonstrate their thoughts. Some of the descriptive duologue can be removed, a character does not have to comment on the characteristics of a character if the audience has seen those characteristics in action.

Of course this is only my opinion and I'm not the most qualified person to give advice in this area.

But please... if it doesn't feel right.... don't do it. No movie is better than a bad movie.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: boogieshoes on July 04, 2010, 02:33:26 pm
so.... i was waltzing around IMDB today on a lark, and thought that i'd check here, too.  anyone heard anything recently about a potential mercy-verse movie?

like i said, just curious about any news.

-bs
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on July 04, 2010, 09:54:48 pm
Nothing definite, although they ARE actually moving on it.  They've put together a proposal, attached a script writer, and are talking to several movie studios about producing it.  They're apparently looking at possibly doing a series of moderately-priced movies, and they've got several studios interested in hearing more.  This is still a long way from production, but it's not longer sitting forgotten on the shelf either.   I'll let you know what I can when/if there are contracts signed.   :)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on July 04, 2010, 10:47:22 pm
Exciting!  (Hi, Boogieshoes, long time no see!)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Midangel on July 05, 2010, 05:06:52 am
Oh my, this is so exciting! :D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on July 05, 2010, 08:46:16 am
Ohhhh :D Ditto!!!!!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Pendle on July 05, 2010, 09:23:59 am
Moving and shaking. Exciting! :D *fingers and toes all crossed.* bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Elle on July 05, 2010, 11:22:02 am
Great news, Mike! It'll be interesting to see what happens with it.  :)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: CarolKat on July 05, 2010, 02:56:17 pm
Awesome! Hope things move along quickly! Does Patty get a say in the script writing?
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Rob on July 05, 2010, 03:16:51 pm
ooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhh.....so exciting!!!!!! bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY


um.....if they happen to need a casting director....... :-whistle
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ArtAngel on July 05, 2010, 04:44:03 pm
Sweet!!!  bOuNcY  bOuNcY  bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Piper on July 05, 2010, 04:45:06 pm
Woot!! bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: alan on July 12, 2010, 04:07:21 pm
YESS!! bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Snoopy on July 13, 2010, 11:14:12 pm
Cool!!! Exciting!!!
 bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on August 18, 2010, 03:39:31 pm
Fun, Fun, Fun(eats two cookies) FUN bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Darcia on November 17, 2010, 01:56:28 pm
omg omg omg! this is so exciting! I can't believe s.o. finally thinks about making a film from a (series of) book(s) which
I've read - this never happened (to me) before (except maybe Harry Potter), but I really hope it does this time!  bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on November 23, 2010, 06:22:26 pm
Yessssssssssssss!!!!!!! Movie! bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Pockets88 on January 04, 2011, 02:58:47 pm
I was browsing the internet today, specifically at IMDb to find out information on a TV show and recalled the rumor about a Mercy-verse movie from when I first found this website. So I came here and dug around to find this forum, and thus the company involved in the movie options contract.. As of today, 50 Cannon Entertainment as 4 projects in development, but I cannot discover what they are without paying money  :(. Just thought everyone would want to know, plus Mr Briggs said he'd let us know.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on January 04, 2011, 11:19:06 pm
So, there's a resounding silence in the universe when we ask about the movie.  You can hear the crickets chirping on Saturn.  50 Cannon is, effectively, out of the picture.  The man who had kind of been the brains behind it is the one trying to sell the Mercy movies.  He's had a whole train-load of bad luck land on his doorstep this past year, most of which is vastly more critical than selling a movie.  I was told he had some news a few weeks ago, but then the lines went quiet again.   So, I have no idea what the status of things might be, but I suspect that if someone were going to start filming soon they'd have told us.   

Sorry to keep everyone on pins and needles, but hey, it's only fair to share.  :-\ LOL
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on January 05, 2011, 12:11:30 am
Well, it's a shame, but on the other hand, until we get "our casting director" (Rob) on the job, probably just as well.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Rob on January 05, 2011, 08:29:02 am
They may only do a movie BASED on Mercy's world....not following one or more books exactly, but taking elements from one or more books and basically making a new/newish story......sort of like what they did in making the Dresden TV Series - the show had the basic elements of the books, but didn't actually follow any of Butcher's stories
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Gabriel on January 05, 2011, 02:19:18 pm
I think they should make a show like they did for Trueblood. Each season is one book.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on January 05, 2011, 02:39:20 pm
I think the books would transfer better with a show/series than movies. There is more scope to explore the world and the characters. Sad to see it wasn't greenlit but you never know what may happen in the future - crossing fingers although I hope it gets picked up by people who GET the books and do it justice rather than a slap dash adaptation.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on January 05, 2011, 10:30:40 pm
Coincidental timing for this thread to perk up.   Patty's agent just wrote, and says she wants to talk with Patty tomorrow, that apparently Cam has had several meetings with a studio and things may be getting serious.  Of course, we've heard this kind of stuff before, so it's hard to get too excited.  In Hollywood, the deal's not done until after the movie is shown.  Still, after months of absolutely nothing, it's nice to get a nibble. 

Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on January 05, 2011, 10:39:28 pm
Ohhhh hoping  its a good nibble- But its not done until everything is in the can as they say! :D

Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on January 05, 2011, 10:55:54 pm
Not merely in the can, but shown, as he says.  Fingers crossed!  (http://fc04.deviantart.net/images2/i/2004/03/2/c/Fingers_Crossed_emoticon.gif)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on February 06, 2011, 11:49:01 pm
Did the nibble turn to a catch??? :D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ppbwashu on February 07, 2011, 01:55:05 pm
Good question, Has! bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on February 09, 2011, 05:37:04 pm
please, please, pleeeeeaaaassssee
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: CarolKat on February 09, 2011, 06:32:22 pm
Oh a catch would be soooo nice!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on February 09, 2011, 10:55:52 pm
Did the nibble turn to a catch??? :D

Sigh.  The nibble has turned into several weeks where Mr. Edsel Murphy has been working serious overtime to derail absolutely everything.  The poor guy putting this together has has family deaths, personal trials, and a comedy of errors that beggars the imagination.  What's more, the folks who nibbled are having the same sort of luck.  Either we've offended the fates, or they're just in the mood for a comedy.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ppbwashu on February 10, 2011, 08:56:49 am
Wow, that's a rough road.  I hope things clear up for his sake, not just because I'd like to see Mercy & Co. on the screen (large or small).
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on February 10, 2011, 09:08:07 am
Eeeek :S Poor guy. I hope things settle for him too sounds very rough for him :( & for the nibblers - I am an eternal optimist and the wheel of fate has to turn for the good right???? :P :D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Elle on February 10, 2011, 09:35:41 am
Nice thought, Has! We'll be optimistic.  :)

Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on February 10, 2011, 12:50:35 pm
still. poor guy :(
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ppbwashu on February 11, 2011, 09:20:54 am
I like Has' optimism.  I shall emulate!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: CarolKat on February 11, 2011, 09:30:16 am
I hope all this becomes just a small cog in the wheel and all involved in the process have a better luck and get this moving the way it should be.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: simplydreams on February 12, 2011, 08:13:12 am
I would love for a TV show like how they did True Blood, because then we'd get to enjoy it longer. BUT with TV shows you never know, it might just get canceled and then it'd be over. So a movie series would be safer, I think. At least if they'd spend enough time and money on the project. The books are so good, I'd hate to see crappy movies put people off from reading the series.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on February 12, 2011, 12:20:09 pm
OK, the endless saga of, "Not yet, but soon!" continues.   It doesn't look like anything's going to happen right away, and sadly, until contracts actually get signed we're sworn to secrecy.    :-\  IF we ever get papers signed, and have the gag removed, I'll tell you whatever I can.  So, nothing to see here, move along!    LOL
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on February 12, 2011, 12:43:40 pm
ew... paperwork :P
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: CarolKat on February 12, 2011, 12:53:55 pm
Mike  LOL LOL LOL Here's hoping the contracts and paperwork are done soon!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Has on February 12, 2011, 01:02:15 pm
Stagnate Movella Stagnate Movella Stagnate Movella.....

*still not going to explain what this means - it may stop the mojo working*
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Rob on February 12, 2011, 01:16:01 pm
MIke....I think ya'll need some Union member in on these talks....I would be happy to send some guys to these people's offices...and homes.....just to encourage them to move ahead of course.....

Pete here is an old hand at eating dealing with Hollywood people.....
(http://www.myfitnesstunes.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/grizzly-bear.jpg)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Mike Briggs on February 12, 2011, 03:17:45 pm
Rob:
I'll keep your offer in mind, thank you.  I suspect that Pete's official job title is "Contract Expiditor", and I'll bet he can cut through red tape with amazing efficiency.  Thanks again!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ppbwashu on February 14, 2011, 07:55:22 am
Mike, I bet that gag really chafes! :P
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on February 17, 2011, 04:20:14 pm
May I suggest that if anything does move along, you offer the suggestion that our own casting director, Rob, should be brought in on an apprenticeship as part of the deal?
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on February 18, 2011, 01:38:33 pm
yes, yes, yes!
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Kyria on February 26, 2011, 08:18:08 pm
I have a friend who recommends mailing paperwork along with a live badger.  He says it is guaranteed to get immediate attention.  As badgers are difficult to obtain and expensive to ship, he said he once sent an application tied to a large brick, and that application was granted expediently, also.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on February 27, 2011, 10:27:59 am
 LOL LOL LOL
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: ppbwashu on February 28, 2011, 12:07:34 pm
 LOL >D LOL
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on March 04, 2011, 12:32:38 pm
 LOL if you can't send a badger send an aligator or a teenager who is so anoying they'd have to listen eventually
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Eccentric_Rose on March 04, 2011, 04:37:47 pm
 :-'  Sniffle* I'm a teenager.

 :P :-whistle
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Kyria on March 04, 2011, 05:21:09 pm
Are you volunteering your services?  I'd volunteer my brother, except he's no longer a teenager. 
Actually the brotherling might be a good choice, the twerp is incredibly good at getting people to do things his way.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Eccentric_Rose on March 04, 2011, 05:42:25 pm
If he is a brother, then he will work.  :D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Patti L. on March 04, 2011, 10:23:04 pm
Off topic, kids.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Elle on March 09, 2011, 07:39:39 pm
We have a bit of updated information from a couple of the River Marked book signings:

"any movie based on 'Moon Called is still up in the air, but there is something being worked on that is based on 'Homecoming', to see about stirring up interest."

"...has Executive Veto on any story changes"



Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Eccentric_Rose on March 11, 2011, 10:20:41 am
*squeals* By the time I read the books there might be a movie out.  ;D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on March 14, 2011, 06:01:32 pm
jumps up and down while people give me odd looks bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Eccentric_Rose on March 14, 2011, 06:20:35 pm
Odd looks? What are you talking about? Jumps up & down with lil' gray wolf! :-whistle
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on March 15, 2011, 02:26:20 am
Public place with people who don't seem to appriciate good ideas for movies
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Elle on March 15, 2011, 05:16:07 am
Back to topic please. Thanks.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: DandelionWine on March 15, 2011, 05:36:57 pm
Honestly, it makes pretty good sense to start with Homecoming, as long as it's filled out with accurate info...  I know that graphic novels aren't going to be perfectly accurate, too much needs to be left to the imagination, but some of the gaps were a bit too much like gaffes.  ...Still, it touches on a lot of important background and could be fleshed out with a lot of Moon Called background without stomping on it, assuming that is that whoever does the screenplay has actually read the books.  Why is it they fail to do that little detail so often?

Do you suppose they'd have lots of flashbacks to Mercy in Montana as a kid?  Seems hard to imagine Homecoming as it stands being able to support an actual movie.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Kyria on March 15, 2011, 06:31:06 pm
Yeah, I'm intrigued by the idea of a full-length movie made from Homecoming for just that reason: the story seems too short to support a full movie... but I guess *hopefully* all of the details that *are* in the story as is, will make it into the movie, rather than tons of details having to be cut out, as is usually the case. 

Hopefully, with Patty's executive veto on plot changes, she'll be able to make sure that any movie made from Homecoming doesn't go against any details in the other storylines. 
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: RapRaven on May 29, 2011, 01:47:16 pm
I think this is totally awesome I was freaked about the books coming out in comic book version and was thinking it would be awesome if it came out in a movie and now my dreams come true! WHOOOOOOO! bOuNcY
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Matilda on July 03, 2011, 02:28:46 pm
Hm. I think I would prefer having the movie start with "Moon Called" rather than "Homecoming". But I might be a bit biased... I prefer watching/reading stories that already have developed character relationships, where you have to fill in the past yourself, or find out the past later on :)
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on July 03, 2011, 11:45:36 pm
I disagree, seeing those relationships grow is the best part, besides the monsters and guns and other fun stuff :D
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: Eccentric_Rose on July 04, 2011, 01:54:56 pm
I disagree, seeing those relationships grow is the best part, besides the monsters and guns and other fun stuff :D

i agree.
Title: Re: Possible movie?
Post by: little gray wolf on July 05, 2011, 11:53:59 am
To see where people go in a book is good, a movie is better