Hey Kingkiller fans!
We have some REALLY exciting news about the The Kingkiller Chronicles... Lionsgate just bought the movie rights! Robert Lawrence (you might know him from Clueless) will produce the film.
“Honestly, I've never been very interested in a straight-up movie deal,” said Patrick Rothfuss. “But Lionsgate was willing to work out something different, a multiplatform deal where they develop the films, TV series, and games simultaneously. That will give us the screen time to develop the characters and show off the world. What's more, through this whole process, they've treated me with amazing respect. I never thought a studio would approach me as a creative partner who understands how stories work."
This deal was finalized after being…
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According to an exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter, The Name of the Wind sparks a heated bidding war. The report:
Warner Bros., MGM and Lionsgate are among a group of studios locked in a heated bidding war for Patrick Rothfuss' mega-best-selling fantasy novel The Name of the Wind, book one in The Kingkiller Chronicle series.Read more >
Nearly every studio — also including Fox and Universal — is interested in the book, and the pool of suitors is expected to expand. The Name of the Wind centers on Kvothe, a magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.
But unlike most literary bidding wars, The Name of the Wind will see top brass from each studio descend on Comic-Con in San Diego this week to court R…
Great news! The companion tale The Lightning Tree, published in the anthology Rogues last year and featuring Bast, is a finalist for the 2015 Locus Award for Best Novella.
The announcement by Locus:
- The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2015 Locus Awards.
- Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 26-28, 2015; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony. Additional weekend events include author readings with Willis and Daryl Gregory; a kickoff Clarion West party honoring first week instructor Andy Duncan, Clarion West supporters, awards weekend ticket holders, and special guests; panels with leading authors; an autograph session with books available for…
Well that was quick! Almost as quickly as Pat shared the eBay link on his Facebook page, all the Jots were grabbed up by fans eager to hold a piece of the world in their own hands.
Soon after, Pat updated his status with this:
"Whoops. Sorry folks. The jots Tom had up for sale have all sold out. In like... ten minutes. I don't know if I should feel proud of that, or kinda guilty.... We'll have more of the jots available later, and more types of coins too. Drabs are coming soon..."
After last months stunning Kickstarter success, it's no real surprise these fantastic collectors items sold out so fast. Be sure to become a fan of Patrick's fanpage to get the latest news before these items are snapped up by other eager fans! And get ready to trade…Read more >