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James Patterson adaptation Maximum Ride has wings: See the exclusive trailer

The new science-fiction film Maximum Ride is based on a best-selling series of books by James Patterson and concerns a group of DNA-enhanced orphans with the ability to fly. Their quest? To rescue the youngest of their flock while discovering the diabolical, scientific secrets of how they came to exist. Among their problems? Brutal half-human/half-wolf creations known as “Erasers.”

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On the Books: Could 'Beowulf' be the next 'Game of Thrones'?

Could the Old English epic poem “Beowulf” become the next Game of Thrones? The British network ITV, which also airs Downton Abbey, has announced plans to adapt the story for a 13-part miniseries that will feature “epic fights, thrilling chases, raids, celebrations and battles.” The series will join the adaptations of Frankenstein and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde the network is currently developing. Hopefully this Beowulf revival goes better than the last one.

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