Thursday, September 14, 2006

Plans for new children's fantasy adventure series

According to Variety magazine, www.variety.com, a six-part children's fantasy series, The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, written by Michael Scott is to be adapted for the screen by Mark Burnett. The first volume of the series is due to be published by Random House in May 2007, reports Variety. Flamel is known as a famous alchemist from the 15th century who is shown to be alive in the 21st century and living in San Francisco. The books' protagonists are teenage twins Sophie and Josh Newman who are learning the arts of magic under Flamel's tutelage.

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