It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about BBC’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s lauded His Dark Materials fantasy series. But a recent tease might indicate that it’s about to finally get off the ground.
Last week brought us Allegiant, the latest in the seemingly never-ending Divergent movies. And while the books are entertaining enough, the movies just don’t grab our attention. But when it comes to recent adaptations of Young Adult novels that have disappointed us, Divergent is hardly alone.
You can’t keep a best-selling young adult fantasy novel trilogy down! The BBC has announced it’s making an eight-part miniseries based on Philip Pullman’s best-selling, critically acclaimed His Dark Materials book series.
Philip Pullman’s fantasy novel The Golden Compass turned 20 in July, and over on NPR, Weekend Edition host Scott Simon interviewed Pullman about the book’s legacy in the last two decades.
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