Universal Nabs Rights to ‘Crave’

Universal has acquired the movie rights to Crave, a YA vampire novel by Tracy Wolff, a New York Times best-selling author, according to Deadline.

The book reportedly follows a human girl who becomes involved in a dangerous situation when she falls in love (isn’t that always the way?) with Jason Vega, who just happens to be a vampire prince.

It seems that immortal Jason has been a loner for about a century now, but this young lady is determined to change all that and discover his secret. And thereby hangs this tale.

The book is now available from Entangled Publishing and is distributed by Macmillan in New York City.

Woolf, a former English professor, has penned more than 60 novels.

The film production is spearheaded by Senior Vice President Jeyun Munford and creative executive Christine Sun.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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