Entertainment Weekly’s Hillary Busis argues that Tamora Pierce’s classic Song of the Lioness series has all the necessary components to make a successful fantasy adaptation. We heartily agree — can you just see it on the big screen?
Would you join a book subscription service similar to Netflix? Scribd is teaming up with HarperCollins to offer such a program. For $8.99 a month, users can access a wide range of HarperCollins titles. Will you check it out?
We can’t help but get a little misty over the trailer for Glee’s Cory Monteith tribute episode. So many feels.
Twilight star Peter Facinelli is writing a YA novel — and it’s not about vampires. But After the Red Rain is a dystopian novel, so we can’t say that he’s shaking up the genre that much.
Vulture writer Jennifer Vineyard cornered Harry Potter producer David Heyman at a party and made him answer all of her questions about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. We’re super jealous, but we love the resulting interview.
Sean Connery was originally offered the role of Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings — he turned it down because he didn’t get it. And 64 other crazy-town facts you didn’t know.
The Simpson’s annual Halloween episode is always a treat and we love the new intro created by writer/director Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy). Can you pick out all the various horror references?
The fact that Levi from Fangirl is not on the list is outrageous, but otherwise, this is a pretty great round-up of crush-worthy literary characters.
There are so many great sci-fi books, movies, and TV shows coming up in October. Thanks io9 for your awesome calendar so we can make sure we don’t miss a thing!