Welcome to the 18th edition of Scooping The Screen, our own 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~
CBS's Under The Dome, based on the book by Stephen King, will shoot its 13 episode series order in Wilmington, NC. Wilmington has played host to Dawson's Creek, One Tree Hill, and currently Revolution. The drama will premiere Monday, June 24, 2013. [Star News; HR]
NBC has released a new promo for the second half of Grimm's second season. To view the trailer, click here. Grimm will also have a webseries. Grimm returns Friday, March 8th. [TFC;Variety]
HBO has released another new teaser for Game of Thrones Season 3. You can watch it here. [GRRM]
Fox has renewed Bones for Season 9. [Deadline]
Season 8 of Dexter will premiere on June 30, 2013. [HR]
Development News: The CW is developing a Vampire Diaries spin-off starring Joseph Morgan and Phoebe Tonkin; Fox is developing Wayward Pines with M. Night Shyamalan;
THIS WEEK ON BOOKISH TV...featuring MANY mid-season finales!
(click on each poster for the episode preview; only new episodes are listed)
S U N D A Y, January 13th
M O N D A Y, January 14th
T U E S D A Y, January 15th
W E D N E S D A Y, January 16th
T H U R S D A Y, January 17th
F R I D A Y, January 18th
S A T U R D A Y, January 19th
What are YOU looking forward to this week?
~BOOKS IN FILM~
Development News: Universal is developing Jurassic Park 4 (opening June 13, 2014);
BOOKISH FILM TRAILER OF THE WEEK........
Oz: The Great and Powerful, based on the book by Frank Baum, will be released in theaters on March 8, 2013. The film stars James Franco and Mila Kunis. [x]
Well, that concludes this edition of Scooping The Screen. I hope to have additional editions out regularly.