Potential Warm Bodies TV Show Adaptation Teased By Author

A possible tv adaptation of Warm Bodies has been teased by the books’ writer. A zombie romance, Warm Bodies was written by writer Isaac Marion in 2010, with a prequel novella and two sequel books revealed afterward. In 2013, the unique novel was tailored right into a characteristic movie starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer. The movie obtained pretty constructive critiques, with many commending Warm Bodies for displaying a unique aspect to the zombie style.

In an interview with Syfy, Marion teases a possible tv adaptation of Warm Bodies that will embody his complete collection of books. Marion says that, initially, there have been talks of making a sequel to the movie, however that the “movie sequel morphed into a TV series.” While a tv adaptation of Warm Bodies was introduced to be in growth a number of years in the past, there have not been any updates since. Read Marion’s feedback beneath:

In May 2019, it was introduced {that a} Warm Bodies tv collection was in growth, as a part of Lionsgate’s take care of the movie’s director, Jonathan Levine. While little else was introduced on the time, it was thought that the collection would premiere completely on a streaming service, quite than on cable. Since the announcement, nonetheless, there have been no additional updates on the collection. Marion says the challenge has gone “mysteriously silent,” and that whereas he is nonetheless concerned within the challenge, it isn’t in any main capability. However, with Marion eager to nonetheless see the collection go to manufacturing, there should still be hope for a Warm Bodies tv adaptation in any case.

While the Warm Bodies movie was pretty well-received and a field workplace success, it solely covers the occasions of 1 e-book in Marion’s four-book collection. As Marion mentions above, that’s solely a small fraction of the collection, so there’s a lot extra that could possibly be coated in a TV adaptation, even when it can’t carry again Hoult and Palmer. The prequel novel to Warm Bodies, entitled The New Hunger, follows protagonist (and eventual zombie love curiosity) Julie as her household tries to outlive in a newly-apocalyptic America. The two sequel novels, The Burning World and The Living, comply with Julie and R as they uncover extra of R’s previous, and as R ‘recovers’ from his loss of life. The sequel novels have been hailed as being way more substantial and critical than Warm Bodies, and would make for a really attention-grabbing collection.

Though there hasn’t been any motion on the Warm Bodies TV collection, the difference was introduced just one yr earlier than the pandemic started, and it isn’t stunning that the present may’ve been shelved whereas Lionsgate handled different initiatives. However, with Marion nonetheless confirming that he is within the collection going via, and reminding Warm Bodies followers concerning the challenge’s existence, this could possibly be the increase that the collection wants to start growth once more. For the time being, nonetheless, it seems to be just like the Warm Bodies tv adaptation is caught in a slow-moving, zombie-like growth hell.

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