JK Rowling's new adult novel "A Casual Vacancy" lacks wands and a scar-branded young hero, yet it is a refreshing change from the author who never ceases to amaze.
“The Casual Vacancy,” J.K. Rowling: Rowling’s first novel for adults sputters into an unsatisfying read. The death of a local parish councilor sends the community of Pagford spinning into mayhem, as secrets unravel and a tangled web of affairs (both personal and bureaucratic) emerges. It’s a...
Paul Trijbits is charged with hiring a writer for the initial script and will guide the BBC commissioned adaptation into production. read more
Jane Eyre producer and Saving Mr. Banks executive producer Paul Trijbits has been brought on to exec produce The Casual Vacancy TV series that’s being mounted by The Blair Partnership and the BBC. Trijbits is the former managing director of London-based Ruby Film and Television. Show More Summary
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J.K. Rowling's disappointing CASUAL VACANCY will get the BBC mini-series treatment.
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J.K. Rowling’s first adult novel, 'The Casual Vacancy,' is going to get the small-screen treatment by the BBC. News by Dean Fetzer First J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books were turned into a successful film series, now her (widely panned)...Show More Summary
BBC One will adapt J.K. Rowling's first adult novel, 'The Casual Vacancy', into a TV series slated to air in 2014.
"The Casual Vacancy" will be shown by the BBC in 2014.
J.K.Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’ won the ‘Best Fiction’ category in this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards. The novel, which is Rowling’s first adult offering, beat out competition such as Junot Diaz’s ‘This Is How You Lose Her’ and Emily Giffin’s ‘Where We Belong.’ The Goodreads Choice...
J.K.Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy” — her first “grown up” novel — is set to be adapted for the small screen, in a dramatization that will take the form of a TV series to be aired by the BBC in 2014. According the BBC, Rowling was “thrilled” to hear that her novel — which focusses on...
Former ‘Desperate Housewives‘ star Marcia Cross stopped by the Brentwood Country Mart. She left with a stack of books. Looks like she plans to read the new J.K. Rowling book, ‘The Casual Vacancy,’ and a Barbara Kingsolver novel (can’t quite … Continue reading »
J. K. Rowling’s “The Casual Vacancy” will be adapted into a BBC television series. Symbolia, a new iPad journal specializing in comics and illustrated nonfiction, launched yesterday in the app store. A Boston bookstore is voting this Sunday on whether to sell one of its two first-edition copies of the first book ever published in North America. Show More Summary
With 11,525 votes, The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling has won the Best Fiction award at the Goodreads Choice Awards. Earning 20,328 votes, Veronica Roth was named Best Goodreads Author for Insurgent. We’ve collected all the winners below,...Show More Summary
Does BBC stand for Beefy Boner Channel?! It certainly should, because that's exactly what popped into our undies when we heard this exhilarating news! J.K. Rowling's new hit novel, A Casual Vacancy, is coming to the small screen and though there won't be wizards, dragons, or even the Dursleys of four Privet Drive, we're awarding 10 points [...]
It's the last Christmas before breaking out the "Baby's First Christmas" ornament on The New Normal. News Canadian channel MuchMusic (or is it just Much now?) has decided to pass on a third season of the critically-acclaimed L.A. Complex. Show More Summary
JK Rowling says it made her want to cry, the scene in her first adult book The Casual Vacancy, where council-flat Krystal tells her little brother Robbie to eat his crisps before his Rolos. I'll bet it did. I've no doubt in JK's imagination, its one of those literary heartbreak moments right up there [...]
'Harry Potter' author's first adult book failed to impress critics, but that hasn't stopped the Beeb First Post LAST UPDATED AT 12:11 ON Tue 4 Dec 2012 CRITICS said it was either too rude, too political or too dull, but that hasn't deterred...Show More Summary
The U.K. public broadcaster will adapt the author's first post-"Harry Potter" novel into a project for its flagship channel. read more