MTV and Maverick Enter the Twilight Zone
After a heated bidding war, MTV Films and Maverick Films have acquired the film rights to Twilight, a novel set for publication from Little, Brown in September, 2005. The film will be released through Paramount Pictures, partner of MTV Films under the Viacom umbrella.
The joint venture is a first for MTV Films and Maverick Films, the Los Angeles-based production house founded by Madonna and Guy Oseary, who will team to produce the teenage vampire love story written by Phoenix-based author Stephenie Meyer.
Set in a high school, TWILIGHT is the story of Bella, who falls in love with a vampire, leading a rival vampire clan to pursue the couple and forcing her to decide if she, too, wishes to become one of the undead.
More informations from the film can be found on the
www.scriptsales.com website, where information on movie scripts sales are available:
Set in and around a high school, a teenage girl falls in love with a vampire. The new couple is then pursued by a rival vampire clan which attempts to force her to decide if she, too, wishes to become one of the undead.
Writer: Stephanie Meyer (author) Agent: Mngr. Kassie Evashevski of Brillstein-Grey,
Buyer: MTV Films and Maverick Films, Genre: Horror, Logged: 3/11/04
More: Book. Set for publication in September 2005 from Little, Brown. Paramount Pictures to release. No screenwriter is attached yet.
Source: Coming Soon/Scriptsales.com
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