As more beloved fantasy series make the leap from film to television, it was only a matter of time before the “Twilight” saga got its chance to shine once again. According to an exclusive report from the Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate is in the early stages of developing a television series adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling book saga.
Meyer, who wrote the original “Twilight” books, is said to be involved in the development of the series, which is exciting news for fans of the vampire drama. Writer and producer Sinead Daly, known for her work on hit shows like “The Walking Dead: World Beyond” and “The Get Down,” is also attached to write for the upcoming series.
The news comes amid a trend of beloved fantasy series making the jump to television adaptations. Amazon Prime made headlines for spending a record-breaking half a billion dollars on its first season of its “Lord of the Rings” series, while Warner Bros. recently announced a “decade-long series” based on the “Harry Potter” books would be coming to streaming services.
As details of the “Twilight” series adaptation remain scarce, fans can eagerly await more information on what’s sure to be a highly-anticipated addition to the world of supernatural television.