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Merlin the Movie Update: June 2012

Warner Bros. has just hired a new, highly acclaimed script writer, Ed Whitworth. He brings excellent writing skills, and even more important, a genuine passion for young Merlin’s adventures. Expect a first draft of the script soon …

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Merlin the Movie Update: January 2012

Excellent news! Donald DeLine, a terrific producer, has just signed onto this project. He brings huge experience as a highly successful producer – including several films that have each grossed almost $200 million worldwide (which sounds like a lot of money to me): The Italian Job, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, and…

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Merlin the Movie Update: July 2010

We have reached, at long last, a crucial stage — going out to directors. We now have a short list of terrific, absolutely top filmmakers. Any one of these directors would do a brilliant job. Our goal is to bring one of them onto the project as soon as possible. Simon Kinberg, who wrote the…

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Merlin the Movie Update: January 2009

Merlin the Movie Update: January 2009

January 31, 2009 | Under Movies | Posted by | No Comments

Having just returned home from a creative meeting at the Paramount studio in California (the third such meeting in three months), I can tell you there is great excitement for this project. We still have much to do to achieve the goal of a phenomenal feature film — but things are moving in the right…

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T. A. Barron — The Booklist Interview

This interview originally appeared on Booklist. View Online (subscription required) | PDF While doing research for The Merlin Effect (1994), T. A. Barron became aware of how little had been written about Merlin’s youth. His curiosity about the magician as a child and a young man led to the Lost Years of Merlin (1996), which…

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Vision, Voice, and the Power of Creation

This article originally appeared in the April 1999 edition of Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) magazine.PDF My children’s favorite question, beyond doubt, is “Dad, is that true?” Whenever we read a book together—regardless of the genre of the tale, the sophistication of the language, or the time of the day—one of the kids will invariably…

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