House of Night Series On The Big Screen?
The hugely popular young adult vampire series House of Night looks to be following in Twilightâs footsteps by possibly getting a movie deal. The film rights to the bestselling series by P.C. Cast and her daughter Kristin Cast have been optioned by producers Michael Birnbaum and Jeremiah Chechik.
The House of Night series follows teenage Zoey Redbird as she is âMarkedâ as a vampyre and begins to undergo the âChangeâ into an actual vampyre. She ends up having to leave her human family to live in the House of Night, a boarding school for fledgling vampyres. Throughout the series Zoey gains new friends, new special powers and with them, new enemies and loads of drama.
I was a huge fan of this series when the first book came out, but with each new book the Cast girls toss out, the series goes farther downhill. They had a really great idea and that first book was wonderful but then the books got worse and worse to the point where some have absolutely no point whatsoever and are nothing but money making filler (*cough*Hunted*cough*). Also, the authorâs sad attempt to sound like cool hip teenagers is so pathetic and over the top you can barely stomach it. No teenage girl actually talks like that.
If you havenât guessed it already I do not like the idea of this series being turned into a movie. Considering all the ridiculous boy drama in the series (does Zoey have 2 or 3 boyfriends now) this movie is going to be nothing but a teenage soap opera.
Before you bash me for not loving the House of Night let me say this, I did love the first book and I still have hope for the series. After all, I have yet to read Tempted, so maybe the series has been redeemed already and Iâm just behind. Either way, even if the books improve a movie deal still sounds horrible to me. I see no way they can create this movie and not have it be total teen trash.
What about you, readers, what do you think about a possible House of Night movie?
Moonlight (aka Amanda) loves to write about, read about and learn about everything pertaining to vampires. You will most likely find her huddled over a book of vampire folklore with coffee in hand. Touch her coffee and she may bite you (and not in the fun way).