Time to give Lionsgate a round of applause. The studio is already preparing for the days when The Hunger Games is over, and one YA property being groomed as the Next Big Thing is the Patrick Ness series Chaos Walking, about a dystopian future in which all human thought is made audible, leading to great chaos.

It’s a pretty high-concept thing, but it also, almost, sounds like the sort of movie that Charlie Kaufman and Michel Gondry might have created together. Now wait — to pen the adaptation of the first book, The Knife of Never Letting Go, Lionsgate and Quadrant Pictures have actually hired Charlie Kaufman! Read More »

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Lionsgate Adapting YA Trilogy ‘Chaos Walking’

With all the buzz surrounding next year’s The Hunger Games, based on a wildly popular young adult series by author Suzanne Collins, it’s no wonder Lionsgate is already looking to snap up more hot YA properties. The studio has just picked up the movie rights to Patrick NessChaos Walking trilogy, another action-filled, dystopian drama centering around a brave adolescent protagonist, with Doug Davison (How to Train Your Dragon) signed on to produce. More details after the jump.

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