Septimus Heap: Magyk to become animated movie



Magyk (Septimus Heap, Book 1), the first book in Angie Sage’s middle-grade series, is going to become a live-action movie, with some animated characters such as Stanley the message rat! David Frankel (Marley & Me) will direct it through Warner Bros., Rob Lieber (Neopets) is adapting the story, and Karen Rosenfelt is producing the picture. AND Angie Sage will be the executive producer. How cool is that–to be the author of a book that becomes a movie and to have input into the movie?

Thanks to reader Rob Harkins for the updated info.
Thanks to Cynopsis Kids for the info.

About Cheryl Rainfield

I write the books I needed and couldn't find as a teen. I write teen fiction--paranormal fantasy and gritty realistic fiction. I'm the author of SCARS (WestSide Books, 2010) #1 ALA QuickPicks, and Governor General Literary Award Finalist, HUNTED (WestSide Books, Oct 2011), STAINED (Harcourt, 2013), The Last Dragon (HIP Books, Sept 2009), and Walking Both Sides (HIP Books, 2011). I also enjoy drawing, surfing the web, connecting with people I like, doing crafts, and being with my dog.
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7 Responses to Septimus Heap: Magyk to become animated movie

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  2. Magyk Fan says:

    this is a disaster! Magyk, an ANIMATED MOVIE! Please tell me this is a lie why, oh, why can you have real people. I beg plead and cry for you to change your mind.

  3. Rob Harkins says:

    We spoke to Angie Sage about this and she assures us that Septimus Heap:Magyk will be a live action movie and not animated. The mistaken news about it being animated seems to stem from the fact that Warner Bros has begun CG work on some of the non-human characters – Stanley the message rat etc. Hope this helps!

  4. Cheryl says:

    Rob, that’s good news! I’ll update that in the post. Live-action is SO much better than animated.

  5. Bay says:

    An animated movie wouldn’t be bad if it was anime. Most of you probably don’t know what that is though…XD

    Pardon me, I’m an otaku.

  6. Niky says:

    When will the movie show in theaters?

  7. Lisa says:

    Making a movie. They already made a movie about “The Lovely Bones” and “My Sister’s Keeper.” No need to add onto the list.

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