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‘Twilight: The Graphic Novel’ Volume 2 to Be Released in the Fall

Yen Press will release the second volume of Twilight: The Graphic Novel in October. 

Both the ebook and hardcover format will sell for $19.99. The publisher has ordered 350,000 copies for the first printing.

Young Kim illustrated both volumes. Volume one featured chapters one through thirteen of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight. Comicsbeat.com reported that the first volume sold 66,000 copies during in one week.

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Three Snow White Movies in the Works

Beginning in 2012, three different adaptations of Snow White will hit theaters: The Brothers Grimm: Snow White (2012), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), and Snow and the Seven (2013).

According to The Film Stage, the first will have a “darkly comedic flare;” the second will focus on the Huntsman character, and the final film will feature martial arts action (The video embedded above shows a musical scene from the 1937 Disney version).

Casting rumors have emerged about two of the projects. Julia Roberts may appear in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.
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Twilight Saga: Eclipse Earns Seven Razzie Award Nominations

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has received nominations in seven out of nine categories for the Golden Raspberry Awards (a.k.a. the Razzies). Here is a complete list of its nominations:

Worst Picture – producers Wyck Godfrey & Karen Rosenfelt for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Worst Prequel, Ripoff, or Sequel – the Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Worst Director – director David Slade for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Worst Screenplay – screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg & novel by Stephenie Meyer for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Worst Screen Couple – The Entire Cast of the Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Worst Actor – actor Taylor Lautner for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse/Valentine’s Day & actor Robert Pattinson for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse/Remember Me
Worst Actress – actress Kristen Stewart for the Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Last year the Twilight Saga: New Moon received three nominations, but no wins. Yesterday, it was revealed that four out of ten Best Picture Oscar nominees are book-based-movies.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Trailer Surfaces

A melodramatic trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Stephenie Meyer‘s The Twilight Saga: Eclipse surfaced today, giving publishing folk something to argue about all weekend. The movie comes out June 30.

Watch the trailer for the adaptation embedded above. Last year GalleyCat caught up with a number of National Book Award finalists, getting their thoughts on the Twilight publishing phenomenon.

Add your thoughts in the comments section–will the blockbuster series be the death or the salvation of publishing? Here is Jezebel’s take: “While it includes the requisite shots of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson looking sullen, Taylor Lautner‘s abs are only visible for two seconds. Unacceptable!”

Twilight Sweeps Teen Choice Awards

twilightminicover.jpgThe adaptation of Stephenie Meyer‘s “Twilight” nabbed nine prizes at the Teen Choice Awards, promising more book sales for the bestselling series.

According to Hollywood Reporter, the film earned best drama, actor, actress, villain, and five other awards–bringing home surfboard-shaped prizes in a media event hosted by the Jonas Brothers. The adaptation of “New Moon,” the sequel to “Twilight,” will arrive in theaters in November, undoubtedly extending Meyer’s bestselling streak.

Check it out: “The vampire drama won for choice drama, romance, liplock, rumble, drama actress for Kristen Stewart, drama actor for Robert Pattinson, villain for Cam Gigandet, fresh face female for Ashley Greene and fresh face male for Taylor Lautner, who will also appear in the upcoming sequel, ‘New Moon.’”

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