'A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES'
Sky One keeps on casting for the TV series adaptation of Deborah Harkness' A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES novel which sees Teresa Palmer playing Diana Bishop, historian and witch, who comes upon a secret world of vampires and witches. She is offered help in solving the mystery by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode), but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires. The two of them join forces to decode a text that could bring peace between the species! Alex Kingston has joined the cast as her mother, a very powerful witch, while Lindsay Duncan will play Ysabeau de Clermont, the vampire mother of Matthew Clairmont who hates all witches.
'THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE'
BECOMES A SHOWTIME SHOW
Speaking of fantasy series, Showtime is turning popular fantasy saga
THE KINGKILLER CHRONICLE by Patrick Rothfuss into television drama.
Lionsgate is at the same time also developing a major movie and video
games based on it. Set in the world of the popular fantasy series THE
KINGKILLER CHRONICLE will follow a pair of wandering performers on their
adventures through the unique and startling world of Temerant,
immersing audiences in a universe of unexpected heroes, mystical places,
and terrifying dark forces! It will be an origin story, set a
generation before The Name of the Wind, the first book in the trilogy.
|The saga has been translated into 35 languages|