DreamWorks has purchased a pitch to turn the Wicked series of young-adult novels, written by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie — not the Gregory Maguire book that inspired the Broadway musical — into a series of films, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The Wicked series tells the story of an orphaned girl named Holly Cathers who moves in with her aunt and discovers a world of magic; siblings Aaron and Matthew Benay will write the script. According to THR, one person involved in the project described the series as “Twilight meets Wanted with witchcraft.”
Oct 22 2009 08:16 PM ET
DreamWorks buys young-adult 'Wicked' book series for big screen
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