Amanda Hocking sells Trylle Trilogy film rights

Let’s add another YA series to the list of potential successors to the Twilight throne: EW has confirmed a New York Times report that Amanda Hocking, the 26-year-old self-publishing phenom behind the Trylle Trilogy (which includes Switched, Torn and Ascend and chronicles heroine high schooler Wendy Everly’s entry into a paranormal world populated by beautiful trolls), has sold the film rights to the production company Media Rights Capital. Terri Tatchell, co-writer of District 9 (and married to its director, Neill Blomkamp), is reportedly already at work on adapting two out of the three novels for films and will serve as producer.

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  • Andy

    Beautiful Trolls? This sounds like an SNL skit. Anyone remember “Firelight” with its beautiful Frankenstines?

  • jen

    just started reading this series. im on the second book now. loving the books think it would make a great movie.

    • Addison

      Somebody said they would take the first third of the 2nd book and put it in the middle of the first to make a “sensational” movie.

  • googie

    All I can think of is how much I love District 9! Sorry!

  • Tweety

    haha beautiful trolls…

  • Steph

    it sounds weird, but the first book is VERY addicting! more than halfway done with it now.

    • misha

      Agree they are addicting and fun easy reads. They aren’t Shakespeare and don’t claim to be.

  • Humbo

    Addicting series…but not that good. Filled with cliches and bad dialogue. Hmmm, just like “Twilight,” so the movie is bound is be dreadful.

    • ks

      You beat me to it, sory I tried-not for me

    • Beth

      okay, so if u hate it so much, then why were u looking up if it was coming out in a movie? seriously, if u got nothing nice to say, then dont say anything. i wanna see u try to be a top selling author

  • miss k

    Beautiful trolls?? Was that sarcasm?

  • jj6

    Why must they keep glorifying these poorly written books with all the same tired cliches. Would somebody please buy the rights to Tamora Pierce’s books. I would love to see some of her Tortall books made into movies.

  • Giselle

    Read all 3 books in 2 days and loved them. Its a very beautiful story. Can’t wait til the movie comes out..this is great news!!

    • Skygirl

      Wow u must be a fast reader it took me two and a hafe weeks to read all three of thim loved the books can’t wait to see the movies

  • b

    Beautiful trolls? Isn’t that an oxymoron?

    • Beth

      no cuz see everyone in the town forening are trolls….or well most people….but they look like regular people but with more beauty than most normal people.

  • Krystal

    I loved the first two books but that third book felt sooo rushed and had many edit issuses but I am excited to see the movies.

    • duck

      i agree plus it could have longer but i didn’t mind cuz (spoiler) i liked the romance bits with wendy and loki

  • Waverly

    I read the first book Switched and it was so awful that I would never pick up the rest of the series, and I’m a great one for reading trilogies. The dialogue was painful and the entire book was a giant cliche. Glad I only paid 99 cents for my Kindle version.

    • Beth

      dude its a fantasy. calm down

      • duck

        really? i admit the first bit was a bit odd, i liked though, oh well everyones got an opinion

  • Allison

    I personally loved everything that has come from Amanda Hocking. Alot has to do with personal taste and about what you like to read. I am a stay at home mother and I love paranormal anything along with YA and Adult novels. It’s something that hasn’t been done before. How many vampire and werewolf movies and books can there be with being overdone? I love her work and I am certain the movies will be a hit!

  • Shannon

    Loved the first two books, third book horrible ending (i think finn diserves her not stupid loki) but i can’t wait for the movie to see what they look like. hopefully Finn is the same person <3 him!

  • Ria

    Loved these books! But I do agree with Shannon, wish she ended up with Finn. The beautiful trolls is a great relief from all of the vamp/werewolf/fairy books.

    • Beth

      i agree completely with Shannon and ria. i love Finn! <3

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