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Julie Plec on Shocking ‘Legacies’ Cancellation and Enrolling in ‘Vampire Academy’

Welcome to the 185th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

‘Vampire Academy’ Review: Peacock Series Sucks You in, but Doesn’t Satiate

Julie Plec and Marguerite MacIntyre ('Vampire Diaries') adapt Richelle Mead's bestselling YA series about two best friends navigating the rarified — and highly stratified — circles of elite vampire society.

Peacock’s ‘Vampire Academy’ Series Sets Cast

Peacock has enrolled the class of Vampire Academy. The NBCUniversal streaming service has set the cast for its YA drama from showrunners Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, Legacies) and Marguerite MacIntyre (Legacies), based on Richelle Mead’s best-selling book series. The show has also lined up its directing roster, with Black Lightning and Empire veteran Billie […]

‘Vampire Academy’ TV Series From Julie Plec Gets Peacock Green Light

Julie Plec is creating a new vampire universe for Peacock. The Vampire Diaries franchise co-creator is adapting author Richelle Mead’s beloved young adult book series Vampire Academy as a scripted live-action drama for Peacock. Plec and her longtime collaborator Marguerite MacIntyre will serve as co-showrunners on the drama, which has received a straight-to-series order at […]

Zoey Deutch Joins Danny Strong’s J.D. Salinger Drama

She will appear opposite Nicholas Hoult, who plays the famous author in the upcoming film.

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Opens to Huge Friday, Could Sail Past $60 Million for Weekend

UPDATED: George Clooney's latest directorial effort, "The Monuments Men," is off to a solid start and could nab a $24 million opening; YA film adaptation "Vampire Academy" lacks bite.

Vampire Academy: Film Review

Mark Waters takes teen vampires to a Hogwarts-style campus in a hybrid that's both Undead and lifeless.

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Set to Defeat ‘Monuments Men,’ ‘Vampire Academy’

The family film is based on the wildly popular toy line and hopes to launch a new franchise; "Monuments Men" opens in the U.S. on the eve of its international premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.

‘Vampire Academy’s’ Danila Kozlovsky on Being a Russian in Hollywood: Cold War Is ‘Still With Us’ (Q&A)

The 32-year-old actor talks about his first English-language role and minding Russia's international image.