The push to get more young adult novels on the screen continues. Next year, look forward toThe Weinstein Company’s Vampire Academy, now shooting under the direction of Mark Waters (Mean Girls) and written by Daniel Waters (Heathers). Can they give us a little something with bite? We’ll see.
Today, USA Today revealed the first images from the adaptation of the Richelle Mead property. The film stars Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Sarah Hyland, Joely Richardson, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Claire Foy and Ashley Charles.
Rose Hathaway (Deutch) is a Dhampir: half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi.