With the Harry Potter series at an end and The Twilight Saga on its way out as well after this November’s finale, I suppose now is as good a time as any to introduce a new project that combines the elements of both. Last year, Warner Bros. picked up the movie rights to Deborah Harkness‘ novel A Discovery of Witches, and now the studio is taking its first big step forward by bringing Proof writer David Auburn on to pen the adaptation. More details after the jump.

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Oh, good. So this week, Frankenstein films are the new Snow White/Wizard of Oz/etc. We’ve got news on two Frankenstein-related projects that have both moved forward today.

Matt Reeves moved from director of interest thanks to Cloverfield to something approaching A-list status with Let Me In. He’s certainly lining up a few high-profile genre projects, and the latest is This Dark Endeavor, an adaptation of the Kenneth Oppel ‘young Frankenstein’ novel that Summit optioned not too long ago. The other is The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein, which Sam Raimi‘s Ghost House pictures is producing. That one just hired playwright David Auburn to script. More detail on both, as well as vague updates on several other Frankenstein projects, after the break. Read More »

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