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Evil Mike

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Any movie news
« on: March 16, 2010, 05:48:50 AM »
Hello Stephen - is there any news of a movie deal or TV show based on Court of the Air or any of other fantasy books in the Jackelian series.

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Re: Any movie news
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2010, 07:02:59 AM »
Not much news that I have heard back from the HarperCollins movie rights department, at any rate, Mikey.

There was a flurry of interest when the first book, The Court of the Air, came out.

It was actually shortlisted as the only fantasy/SF novel to be presented to film producers at the Berlinale by the event organisers (it's the world's largest film festival).

Bad timing, though, as The Golden Compass had just tanked at the box office and all the film producers were running for the hills as far as fantasy flicks were concerned.

I'd remain hopeful, though. HarperCollins have a great track record of books-to-movies... aka The Lord of the Rings films, the upcoming Hobbit, the Time Traveller's Wife, the Narnia movies, etc etc.

Just give it time, is what I'd say.

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« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2010, 01:53:38 AM »
Jackelian series would make a great Japanese cartoon movie or TV series, anime, manga...

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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2010, 01:13:27 PM »
Stephen, your books so need to be made into a big budget movie.

Hollywood could make a mint out of the series if they did it well.

I would go to see it anyhow.

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« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2010, 02:50:59 PM »
Kind of you to say so, Bat fella.

I would love to see it get made into a big budget film - and let's hope it did well enough to get it's own merchandising thrust, as I really want me some Steamman Knight figures to go on the book shelf!

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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2010, 09:18:50 AM »
Steamman figures would be awesome!

A film would need some Abney Park on the sound track...how many other bands sing about Airship Pirates?!

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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2010, 03:39:58 AM »
There's an idea, a novel about steampunk pirates.

How about it, Stephen, are you up to the challenge?

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« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2010, 05:37:57 AM »
One thing I said after reading Court of the Air was what an amazing movie it would make, I would love to see this!

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Re: Any movie news
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2010, 08:39:31 AM »
Well, Aether, the way the economy is going down the swanny, I'd love to see the royalties from the movie!

Stephen

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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2010, 02:44:19 AM »
Well, Aether, the way the economy is going down the swanny, I'd love to see the royalties from the movie!

Stephen

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Haha!

I second the vote for Abney Park on the soundtrack!

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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2010, 02:44:19 AM »