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Suvudu

Gifts for the Geek | Day 10: The Sword of Shannara Trilogy by Terry Brooks


brooks-trilogyWith a television adaptation of The Elfstones of Shannara possibly coming from MTV, today’s Gifts for the Geek is devoted to The Sword of Shannara Trilogy!

A hardcover containing the first three Shannara stories, it makes the perfect gift for the epic fantasy fan in your life!

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SF & Fantasy

SHANNARA at MTV with Jon Favreau / SMALLVILLE Duo


brooks-elfstonesThe Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks has been optioned by MTV, with director Jon Favreau and Smallville writers Miles Millar & Alfred Gough attached to adapt!

Make the jump to read the press release!

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SF & Fantasy

The Power of Hollywood Over Book Sales


card-endersEnder’s Game by Orson Scott Card is in movie theaters now!

And here is how Hollywood is helping the book industry!

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SF & Fantasy

Hollywood Buys Terry Brooks’s Shannara Series


us-elfstonesI have been Terry’s webmaster for 16 years.

In that time, thousands and thousands of fans have written into the website asking questions. The question most often asked, however, is, “When will Terry’s books be adapted into movies?”

Hollywood has just bought the rights for the fantasy masterpiece, The Elfstones of Shannara! More after the jump!

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SF & Fantasy

HBO Adapting Word/Void By Terry Brooks


brooks-runningNow that it is Sunday and the beginning of April, I can finally make this huge announcement on Suvudu!

HBO has purchased the rights from Terry Brooks to adapt Running With the Demon and its sequels. Production will begin later this year and the first season will premier sometime in 2013. As a Terry Brooks expert, I have been asked to writer several of the episodes. More after the jump!

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Game of Thrones #5


badass-gameofthrones5Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Game of Thrones #5! The Death of a Direwolf!

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Paranormal

Javier Bardem is Roland Deschain!


RolandBack in January, I posted a poll titled Which Actor Should Play Roland Deschain?

Well, turns out Ron Howard has found his Roland Deschain. And that actor is Javier Bardem!

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SF & Fantasy

Tonight: HBO’s Game of Thrones!


hbo-posterTonight, HBO will preview a 15-minute sneak peek of the first episode in Game of Thrones, the live-action adaptation of the novel by George R. R. Martin.

Winter is Coming!

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SF & Fantasy

HBO’s Game of Thrones: First 15 Minutes


hbo-posterApril 17th can’t come soon enough.

Thankfully we have April 3rd!

This Sunday, HBO will preview a 15-minute sneak peek of the first episode in Game of Thrones, the live-action adaptation of the novel by George R. R. Martin.

And I can’t wait. Here’s why.

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Paranormal

Ron Howard, You Are Losing Me


Susannah Dean in WheelchairI just have to get this off my chest.

If I don’t, I might explode—or keel over dead.

One of my favorite characters of all time is being drastically changed in an adaptation of one of my favorite series.

And not for the better.

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