Welcome to the third edition of Scooping The Screen, our own new original feature in which books on television and in film will be spotlighted. This feature will be posted at varying frequencies, so please keep checking our site for further updates (although I hope to have it out at least once a week.
~BOOKS ON TELEVISION~
The third season of HBO's Game of Thrones is currently in production based in Ireland. MTV had the opportunity to speak with Richard Madden (Robb Stark) and creator George R.R. Martin at the Emmys. They had some pretty interesting and exciting things to say about next season! Check out the video below and hit the comments to let me know what you think!
The CW plans to reshoot The Selection for a possible Summer/Fall 2013 schedule bow. They are reworking the script and recasting with only Aimee Teegarden (America Singer) definitely staying with the project. It is not known if any of the original cast will be back in any capacity either. Check out Kiera's blog for more information.
In addition, she also shared this thought about the project with me earlier on twitter:
Also, The Nawanda Files has an excellent post and poll about this project. Check it out and join in the discussion!
Premiere week 2 is in full swing! Last night's premieres of ABC's Once Upon a Time and Revenge did great in the ratings (11 million and 9.5 million respectively), while new series 666 Park Avenue had only ~okay numbers (~7 million). Head on over to TV By The Numbers for more information about ratings. If you missed the premieres, you can catch the episodes on ABC.com and Hulu.
Also, check out the amazing promo for ABC's Sunday Night line-up:
Here's a look at what's ahead for the rest of the week for bookish TV:
~BOOKS IN FILM~
Tickets are now available to be purchased for the final installment of The Twilight Saga. You can buy your tickets for Breaking Dawn, Part 2 at Fandango. It will be in theaters on November 16, 2012.
Emmy Winner and former Buffy co-star Danny Strong (Jonathan!!) is in talks to write the 2-part finale of The Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay. For more information, check out Deadline.
Well, that concludes the third edition of Scooping The Screen. I hope to have additional editions out regularly.