Although preliminary work on the upcoming “Vampire Academy” movie is still underway, quite a bit of progress on the hotly anticipated novel series has been made this week. Cinema Blend reported this Monday, Feb. 4, that director Mark Waters of “Mean Girls” fame has been chosen to helm “Blood Sisters,” the first film in the franchise. Hollywood.com also reported this weekend that the casting for the trio of “Vampire Academy” leads was also confirmed on the adaptation’s official Facebook page.
“Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters,” as the full movie title has been named, will have its script written by Dan Waters, while his brother Mark will actually direct the film. Due to their past experience in cinema together, it’s likely the brothers will add a dark humorous twist to the popular YA six-book series.
Some casting news for the “Vampire Academy” has fans of the great novel equally excited, as we have now found our Lissa, Rose, and Dimitri. Lucy Fry will star as Lissa Dragomir, Danila Kozlovsky has been cast as Dimitri Belikov, and Zoey Deutch will play female protagonist Rose Hathaway on the silver screen. Although all three talented actors are fairly new to the big screen in the U.S., each has respective experience for their lead roles.
Fellow fans, are you excited with the casting for “Vampire Academy?” More updates are likely headed our way as this series finally is adapted into film, so stay tuned!
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