News

‘Glee’ star’s best-selling books coming to big screen

‘Glee’ star’s best-selling books coming to big screen

BOOKS ON THE BIG SCREEN: Chris Colfer is in talks with major movie executives about turning the tales into a new film. Photo: Associated Press

“Glee” star Chris Colfer’s bestselling book series “The Land of Stories” is set to hit the big screen – the actor is in talks with major movie executives about turning the tales into a new film.

The 24-year-old tells “Access Hollywood Live” he always vowed not to consider movie deals connected to his young adult books, but now he’s reconsidering.

Colfer says, “I’m starting to have those film conversations. I’m a little more open-minded to it. When I first started the series, I was completely against doing a movie… I always said I would rather it be a good book that a hundred people read, than an awful movie which a thousand people see.

“But the readers want to see the world come alive so much. Who am I to deny them of that?”

Recent Headlines

in Sports, Viral Videos

John Oliver explains English soccer

20-overlay

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

in Weird

‘Caffeinated’ underwear don’t pack a punch

coffee

Shapewear that promised to help you slim down was a sham.

in Music

Malcolm Young’s nephew to replace him in AC/DC

Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC
Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

Rockers AC/DC are planning to keep it in the family when it comes to replacing guitarist Malcolm Young in the line-up.

in Music

Jimmy Page wants to form new group

jimmypage

The rocker has given up dreams of reuniting Led Zeppelin and wants to form a new band for a career-spanning tour.

in Weird

Fake cops make off with real pot

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

Three armed men allegedly dressed as police to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower.