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BIG ANNOUCEMENT! I've sold the rights to MHI for a TV show.

No, this is not like last year’s April Fools joke. This is for real. I am not messing with you. 🙂

I am pleased to finally be able to annouce that Monster Hunter International has been optioned by Entertainment One for the possible production of a TV show.

For everything:  http://www.entertainmentonegroup.com/  For TV: http://www.eonetv.com/ You may recognize them from such awesome things as the Walking Dead on AMC, Red with Bruce Willis, and even… sigh… Twilight. (hey, might not be my thing, but you can’t fault her for sleeping on gigantic piles of money, but it illustrates that these folks are Big Time)

What does this mean? This does not mean that a TV show is actually being made yet or anything like that. It just means that Entertainment One has bought the option to produce MHI.  It is up to them now if they will proceed with a pilot, and which network would be interested in it.

This is just the sale of the rights, so don’t get too excited… Heck, okay, get excited. I am. Tell your friends and then come visit me while I’m on book tour so we can geek out together. This just means that there is now a very real and serious possibility that MHI could end up on TV.

Back in ye olde tymes before the writer’s strike, lots and lots of books got optioned by Hollywood. You would have literally a hundred books optioned for every one that actually went into production. For the novelists, that meant that we basically got paid money to just not sell the rights to someobdy else. Post-strike, now Hollywood is a lot more picky and only options a handful of novels. (I have no idea how their business works, I stick with writing books, not screenplays). So it is harder to get optioned than it used to be, but now your odds of it actually getting produced once optioned are better.

Right now is a great time for quality shows on cable, and because of the sucess of things like True Blood and the Walking Dead, other big channels are also looking for urban fantasy/horror properties. Monster Hunter International certainly fits the bill.

Luckily for me, Baen’s Hollywood agent is Vince Gerardis (currently the executive producer on HBO’s Game of Thrones) and he’s a complete badass who knows how to get the job done.

I’ve not been able to say anything about this for a long time. In ’09 there was some serious interest in MHI from a couple of movie studios. That didn’t pan out. (though I was shocked by who some of my fans are out there, including a couple of successful producers and one particularly awesome Oscar winning actor who I happen to be a huge fan of).  Last year I started getting queries again from various interested parties, including a few that I had to look up on the IMDB, and when I’d seen what they’d done, it was rather mind blowing. (Oh, got a voice mail from another movie producer… Let’s check him on IMDB… Aaaand… he’s produced two Academy Award winners, better call Vince), that kind of thing.

It is a good that (according to a some chump blogger a couple of weeks back) I’m not a *real* bestseller, otherwise these things might have gone to my head!

I’ve known about this deal since SHOT Show, but haven’t been allowed to say anything online until today. I figured I might as well tell you guys as soon as I could. Maybe it will boost my Hard Magic sales…. Oooohh… Now Hard Magic would make an awesome movie starring Adam Baldwin as Sullivan and Chloe Moretz as Faye. (Dieselpunk, it’s the next Big Thing!)  And Dead Six should be a ultra-realistic, hyper-violent American anime series produced by Titmouse with Lorenzo being voiced by Steve Blum and Valentine by Oliver Wyman… I’m just saying.  Those would also be great projects. Have your people call my people.

Let’s do lunch.

Come and see me in Huntington Beach
Hard Magic audio book is available now on Audible.com

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Dillis
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Dillis
5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations, Larry! This is absolutely fantastic. The real star of the show, of course, will be Abomination.

Since the show will be produced by the makers of Twilight, any chance we get to see Owen taking down Edward, Jacob, or reasonable fascimiles of said emo bloodsucker/mutt?

Miguel
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5 years 3 months ago

Larry… My absolute, no-crap 100% congratulations buddy. I am actually chocked here, I feel like a bud of mine just hit the lotto and I have never met you.

May you life never stop being this good. You deserve it.

God Bless!

T.
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T.
5 years 3 months ago

Bravo Larry! Great news. It was really just a matter of time. 😉

Ambulance_Driver
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5 years 3 months ago

Rock on, Larry, that’s great news!

Currently, my publisher is negotiating with a producer for TV rights to my book. I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

Redbeard
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Redbeard
1 year 3 months ago

Acting talent is a great thing, and I really like some of the recommendations in the comments, but I humbly recommend getting Joss Whedon involved in some way… ahem producer maybe.

peavybob
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peavybob
5 years 3 months ago

All I can say is, Bout damn time lol.

Congrats, now all that’s left is to break into the music industry lol.

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warpcordova
5 years 3 months ago

This is awesome, Larry. 🙂 Congratulations!

Oren Truitt
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5 years 3 months ago

FANDAMNTASTIC!!!!! Now, who do we contact at the movie/TV people to let them know how popular it would be.

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Raptor
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5 years 3 months ago

w0000000000000000000000t!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So happy right now that I just geeked out in front of my friends!

Congratulations Larry!

theUnpaidBill
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theUnpaidBill
5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations Larry! Maybe Joss Whedon can direct, and we can get Jewel Staite onboard as Holly, and Adam Baldwin as someone who kills stuff.

RabidAlien
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RabidAlien
5 years 3 months ago

+1

Geodkyt
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Geodkyt
5 years 3 months ago

I’ve always pictured Holly as being more, well, Jessica Simpson in profile.

Geodkyt
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Geodkyt
5 years 3 months ago

Now, can we make Adam Baldwin ugly enough for Owen?

dansimp
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dansimp
4 years 7 months ago

Adam Baldwin is awesome, but too old to be Owen.

JesseL
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JesseL
5 years 3 months ago

That is absolutely awesome news.

Iron Spartan
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Iron Spartan
5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations! And nice name drops on all the heavy hitters involved.

As long as you’d retain creative control I’d think that it would be awesome! I don’t trust any Hollywood insiders to not ruin any story that doesn’t lean left.

Nick Sharps
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Nick Sharps
5 years 3 months ago

That’s what worries me too. I can see them removing all the guns and giving Owen a Che Guevara shirt.

Chad
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5 years 3 months ago

Way to go Larry. I honestly can’t think of a better person to have this happen to. Keep out putting out good work and more success will follow!

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Brad R. Torgersen
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5 years 3 months ago

Nice work, Larry! I’ve got an award winner being “shopped” right now, so we’ll see what happens. It’s a big leap from “shopping” money to “option” money. I hope they paid handsomely for the rights to MHI. Good luck, man!

Janir
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5 years 3 months ago

Wow! congratulations! So roll around in that pile of money now.
If they actually produce a TV show, think you can get good uncle Ted Nugent to do Sam? 😀
An HBO series similar to Game of Thrones would be awesome.

Walrilla
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Walrilla
5 years 3 months ago

Woohoo! Congratulations! And I would seriously resubscribe to HBO just for that.

TJ
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TJ
5 years 3 months ago

So Larry…does this mean you can now afford to buy ammo to shoot the Iron Man again?
I’m so happy for you in your success with this whole thing, you’ve worked hard and had to skip a lot of things…

And you are a best seller, screw the chumps..if they could spell “arther” they would be one…lol ..yes I have spell check…
Stupid Amazon canceled my Hard Magic order which has been in since Dec.. but I’ll yell and get it right…
Good luck Bro and keep them coming…
TJ
Montana

Joseph Capdepon II
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Joseph Capdepon II
5 years 3 months ago

I did not giggle madly when I read this….okay so I did, don’t judge me.

Freaking awesome!

jim Jones
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5 years 3 months ago

Congrat u friggin lations Larry!!!
With the detail and background of your books… tv series are a MUCH better idea than movies.
Each character could fill a feature length film.
Maybe the value of my signed Hard Magic just went up. 😀

Dave
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Dave
5 years 3 months ago

freakin’ awesome news. Talk about success, from self publishing, to new york times, to possible TV show. When you’ve got it, you’ve got it. congratulations

Joe B.
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Joe B.
5 years 3 months ago

This has the potential to be epic for you as an author and for the series as a whole.
That being said….If MHI get’s bought by the WB and turned into their next Buffy clone I will have to disown you as my favorite author and go back to reading nothing but …..well…..I guess just nothing. 😛

David Lewis
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David Lewis
5 years 3 months ago

Congrats!! They better do the books justice!!!!

Jay Tucker
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Jay Tucker
5 years 3 months ago

WOW that’s amazing news congrats hope it gets produced.

BrianC
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BrianC
5 years 3 months ago

So many congrats, Larry. I don’t usually do HBO, but I might get the package just long enough to watch the series if they picked it up. Keep us updated. It was just evil to throw out the book tour again in this post to those of us in Texas. Lucky west.

Fred
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5 years 3 months ago

Just remind them about the pretty BIG gun STI gave you so they don’t do some weird crap like the end of season 1 of “Walking Dead.”

Mike S
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5 years 3 months ago

Fantastic, and congrats!

Does this mean we need to hustle our butts getting our pre-mainstream & licensing MHI logo gear made up?

Casting guesses!

Stephen Lang as Harbinger?

Dave
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Dave
5 years 3 months ago

Congrats Larry! Would be pretty awesome to see a good adaptation of this series to the small screen.

Scott
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Scott
5 years 3 months ago

Very Happy to hear it; and please do keep creative rights. and Earl still need a Kriss V-45. Popcorn is ready.

mattmayner
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5 years 3 months ago

HOLY CRAP!

That’s so freaking awesome I can’t help but giggle like a schoolgirl.

One thing Larry, you need to get it written in the contract that you are to be the “on set” firearms adviser. 😀

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2gunjason
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2gunjason
5 years 3 months ago

Wow!

Robert
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5 years 3 months ago

Congrats, Larry!

You should start a new thread titled “How Hollywood Will Try To Fuck Up Monster Hunter International.”

Gareth A
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Gareth A
5 years 3 months ago

Awesome. Good luck with that.

Does this mean we might see Earl’s MHI Zippo for sale in the near future? Wouldn’t mind one.

BGMiller
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BGMiller
5 years 3 months ago

Make damned sure they get a good consultant for the hardware….
If this all comes together and the “shooters” look like they learned from CSI I just couldn’t take it.

BGM

Kevin Baker
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5 years 3 months ago

Well, the SciFi channel might do it well, but I shudder at the thought of “Mansquito”ing it. AMC did Walking Dead well, and HBO does a LOT of stuff well.

I can see this being a GREAT TV series. Michael Ironside as Earl. Jewel Staite as Holly, Adam Baldwin for sure as somebody . . . but who plays Owen? Hell, put a few pounds on Adam!

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the Northwestern Diamondback of THR
5 years 3 months ago

Never pictured him for it, but come to think of it Ironside definitely has the Badass Chops to be Earl…

Melbob
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Melbob
5 years 3 months ago

YES! Way to go, Larry! Now, to get some of your fans in as extras and red-shirts… 🙂

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randy
5 years 3 months ago

Cool!

Looking forward to it!

Those guys do understand that if they screw this up your audience is both fanatical and well armed, right? 😉

Monte
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Monte
5 years 3 months ago

Hey, Larry, do they a seriously PO-ed chef with a firearm fetish ?
Congrats, Congrats, Congrats, Congrats 😉
So far out , how are you going to work in the Nudge ?

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Chris Upchurch
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5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations!

Here’s hoping that it will make it all the way to the screen.

Andrew VanOrden
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Andrew VanOrden
5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations!

Annie Malmstrom
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Annie Malmstrom
5 years 3 months ago

Oh my God I’m so bloody excited about this. I may have to get cable just to see this…Or maybe it’ll be on Hulu. Either way I’m going to see it. Congrats Larry! XOXOXO

Doug
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Doug
5 years 3 months ago
Fantastic News! Congratulations again Larry! What I’m wondering/looking forward too, is what game company has bought up the rights or asked for rights for making a seriously kick ass first person shooter. With story line. Bioware/EA (Electronic Arts) comes to mind. They did a great job with Mass Effect story lines and great FPS game. I could very easily see making huge $$. Or those people that made that silly “resident evil” series of games that have never made a dime either. Obviously not, with 4 games, 5? Two movies, etc etc. And yeah, as another said, man I hope… Read more »
bigdeville2000
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bigdeville2000
5 years 3 months ago

I always thought MHI would make an awesome video game, but it should a third person action/shooter like Uncharted 2, Naughty Dog would be a perfect for developer for MHI the official video game, sales would be EPIC.

mattmayner
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5 years 3 months ago

Eeeww 3rd person? Really?

1st person with ultra realistic aiming etc.

Lance
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Lance
5 years 3 months ago

However, if it was the Cthulu Che shirt that my friend has, that would be awesome.

mattmayner
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5 years 3 months ago

Guys Owen in a Che Guevara shirt would be comedic gold. You know in MHI when the only shirt he could find said “No Fat Chicks.” It could be replaced with the Che shirt.

Earl would say something like this.

“Owen let’s go… Wait a minute, I never knew you liked communist murderers.”

He’d reply, “Look, it was the only shirt this crappy store had that would fit me.”

“Sure. Viva la revolution.”

“Shut up Earl.”

Stretch
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Stretch
5 years 3 months ago

I think I just squeed myself.
Jewel Staite as Holly? Oh yes!
I DID squee myself.

Off to the range with my MHI 625 to practice on zombie targets.

Larry
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5 years 3 months ago

Just when you think the awesome can’t get any awesomer…
Add to that my copy of TGC should be here tomorrow…
Add to that my signed hardcover version of TGC will surely be shipping soon…
I think my head just exploded.
And yes, it would be beyond cool if the redshirts would be called to portray their characters. I’d be a big fat red-shirt wearing Saiga toting getting-eaten-by-werewolves MF’er!

Ted N(not the Nuge)
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Ted N(not the Nuge)
5 years 3 months ago

Awesome, congrats!

Wraith
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5 years 3 months ago

Well done, indeed, good Sir!! Here’s to your continued fame and fortune.

Does the ‘optioned’ thing still leave you with any creative control? I’m still reeling from the horrific raping of The Dresden Files, and I couldn’t bear to see that happen to your work.

Larry
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5 years 3 months ago

Or “Legend of the Seeker”. I think I’m going to cry.

terri
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terri
10 months 7 days ago

I will probably hatchet my TV if that screw it up like Dresden files. I’m a gurl, so I can get all mushy. I love love love your MHI books.

Cram
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5 years 3 months ago

Aw man, that is such cool news. Congrats my brother!

Keith A. Glass
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Keith A. Glass
5 years 3 months ago

Woot !! coming next, officially licensed MHI merchandize ? And perhaps an Abomination Conversion kit for a Saiga 12-gauge ???

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james
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james
5 years 3 months ago

any chance this could be show in scotland UK

Armenius
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Armenius
5 years 3 months ago

Congrats Mr. Correia! My whole house has been drooling over the idea of a movie or TV show from shortly after Amazon delivered my now-battered copy of the original. Our best wishes for a kick-ass pilot in your future!

Nate
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Nate
5 years 3 months ago

Jason Momoa for Owen!

Wes S.
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Wes S.
5 years 3 months ago

Awesome.

…As for Hollywood “screwing MHI up,” I’m sure the producers will keep in mind that Larry’s large fan base is heavily armed…

😉

Ethan Skarstedt
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Ethan Skarstedt
5 years 3 months ago

Awesome news, Larry!
I know it’s not a sure thing that it’ll get produced but I’m totally excited about this now.

Lazy Bike Commuter
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5 years 3 months ago

With this being (I believe) the last season of Supernatural, that could end up being a good fit since maybe someone wants to replace it with something kindasorta similar.

Definite potential here, especially if they actually kept to the books.

Dave Sohm
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Dave Sohm
5 years 3 months ago

It would be awesome if they gave MHI the Walking Dead treatment, really let it go as long as it needs to go, instead of trying to compress it down into two hours.

This is really great news, I hope they bring you in for the firearms training for the actors.

Brian Lewis
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Brian Lewis
5 years 3 months ago

Massive pat on the back Dude. But hopefully it won’t go to one of the networks. Genre shows don’t have a long shelf life on the networks. Especially the National Barak Channel.

Robert Lambert
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Robert Lambert
5 years 3 months ago

Crapsticks!
Now I have to save up for a huge screen TV…And I haven’t owned a TV that didn’t come on a USB stick for the better part of a decade.

Congratulations Mr. Correia.

John Brown
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5 years 3 months ago

Good for you, buddy!!

the Northwestern Diamondback
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the Northwestern Diamondback
5 years 3 months ago

Congrats, Larry!

Damn, that means I better get Abomination built quick, so you can forward them pics of the forearm… and I’ve got a buttload of crap competing for scarce budget this year. (WHYOHWHYOHWHY did both LEGO and Wizards of the Coast have to announce kickass releases for this year?)

sinistralrifleman
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5 years 3 months ago

Congratulations!

When they make this thing do tell them you have your own army of extras ready and waiting 😉

Another Ambulance Driver.....
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Another Ambulance Driver.....
5 years 3 months ago

Ahem… Pardon me while I step into deranged fanboy mode for a moment…..

*SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE*

[/deranged fanboy mode]

Congrats, Larry. And can’t wait for my signed copies of MHI and MHI:V to arrive from Uncle Hugo’s!

OOOOH! OOH! I like the earlier suggestion of Jewel Staite as Holly, but what about Morena Baccarin as Julie!!!!

[deranged fanboy mode]

*SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE*

John Brown
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5 years 3 months ago

Dude, you just lost your man card.

MHI fanboys don’t squee. That’s the sound vampires make when they burn. MHI fanboys express delight by rattling off a few rounds from their M249 SAWs and saying things like “That one is for Earl.”

pseudotsuga
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pseudotsuga
5 years 3 months ago

Well, that’s exciting! I thought that it would translate well to visual media, and the Big Boys agreed with me! 😉 Here’s hoping it moves beyond option–good work!

mindwyrm
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5 years 3 months ago
Oh. Hell. Yeah. Seeing how HBO’s Game of Thrones has actually not taken the books into a back alley and beaten them senseless there’s hope that MHI can be done right. Well freakin done man. When’s Hard Magic gonna get the same treatement? 🙂 So we’ve got Jason Momoa suggested for Owen and Jewel Staite for Holly. I think Jason is too pretty for Owen. Make him the rock star instead. Maybe Vinnie Jones or Ray Stevenson for Owen. And Claudia Black as Susan. We almost need a thread for choices to cast for each character. Need to get Alan… Read more »
RabidAlien
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RabidAlien
5 years 3 months ago

Right on! ‘Bout time the tools in Bollockswood got some decent, original material to put on TV!!! I might actually start watching something other than Discovery channel again (and I’m even starting to get bored with “Top Shot”)…

Brian Lewis
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Brian Lewis
5 years 3 months ago

I think that Ray Stevenson would be a better fit for Harbinger.

I’d say for Owen Heroes’ Greg Grunberg he’s a big guy like Owen is described in the book. Another choice is Will Sasso also a pretty big guy.

Julie
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Julie
5 years 3 months ago

Scott Schwartz (from Ocean’s 11, not A Chirstmas Story– two different actors with the same name) would make a great Owen.

Congrats, Larry!

TJR
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TJR
5 years 3 months ago

I could see Adam Baldwin as Agent Franks.

Ray McCune
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Ray McCune
5 years 3 months ago

Called it when I first read the MHI book, Larry. Knew it was Movie or TV series material. It’s just THAT entertaining!

Rocketh thee on, mighty Pen-Warrior!

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warpcordova
5 years 3 months ago

I can’t believe that MHN hasn’t noticed that Larry doesn’t have a wikipedia page… is that by request or just a lapse in need of being fixed?

LepusKhan
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LepusKhan
5 years 3 months ago

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Correia
Funny you should mention it- I was recently thinking how much we need to go create Wikis on the books themselves… anyone volunteering?

Ben
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Ben
5 years 3 months ago

Just look out for bad expressions of a good product. I really enjoy your books. I also enjoy the Dresden Files and the TV show they did for that blew chunks.

Christine Doyle
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Christine Doyle
5 years 3 months ago

Can’t wait to see it on TV. I already have the t-shirt AND the coffee mug. Speaking of t-shirts…..

http://www.redbubble.com/people/6amcrisis/t-shirts/7118167-pwnd-osama-bin-laden

This is Osama in the same style of the Obam election posters. Classic! Glad someone is already making money off of Bin Laden’s demise.

Harry the Horrible
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Harry the Horrible
5 years 3 months ago

Well, its about time they bought something NEW rather than wasting time with remaking crap.

I hope it gets into syndication and I hope they don’t screw it up.

SammyZ
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SammyZ
5 years 3 months ago

OKay I have to ask…who do you think should portray Owen?

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AaronS
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AaronS
5 years 3 months ago

This is amazing news! But can can everyone quit sugesting 50+ actors to pay Owen. As a young reader it’s been refreshing to read about a believable protagonist in my age range (24). I have to belive there are some young actors capable of pulling off the role. As for all the Adam Baldwin fans I believe his role is already written. I honestly cant imagine anyone else for Agent Franks.

Brian Lewis
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Brian Lewis
5 years 3 months ago

Yeah now that I think about it a younger actor would work better in the role of Owen. That being the case a relative unknown of the right age and physical type would require a talent search.

LepusKhan
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LepusKhan
5 years 3 months ago

and +1 on Baldwin as Franks. Since I first read it, he’s been the only guy I picture as well…

JEM
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JEM
5 years 3 months ago

How about Ryan Hurst (he plays Opie in Sons of Anarchy) as Owen?

AaronS
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AaronS
5 years 3 months ago

Ryan Hurst is actually a really good Idea. I was also thinking Jai Courtney who played Varro on Spartacus could pull it off if he can manage an American accent.

Greg
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Greg
5 years 3 months ago

For Owen -somebody similar (not necessarily exactly) like John Cena. He has that pretty/ugly thing happening.

Daniel
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Daniel
5 years 3 months ago

I think we do need a thread for actor suggestions.

Owen ~ John Cena
Harbinger ~ Viggo Mortensen or Tim Olyphant
Trip ~ Rampage
Julie ~ Rhona Mitra
Myers ~ John Cusack or Gabriel Byrne
Franks ~ Liev Schrieber or Dwayne Johnson
Holly ~ Elisha Cuthbert
Milo ~ Bruce Campbell or Woody Harrelson
Grant ~ Paul Walker
Sam ~ ?? Drawing a blank

AaronS
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AaronS
5 years 3 months ago

Heres what I see so far
Owen ~ (Open Casting call)
Harbinger ~Max Martini
Lord Machado~ Michael Irby
Ray~ Jeff Goldblum ( plays crazy well)
Susan~ Lucy Lawless
Franks ~ Adam Baldwin
Holly ~ Katee Sackhoff
Trip ~ ?
Julie ~ ?
Myers ~ ?
Milo ~ ?
Grant ~ ?
Sam ~ ?
I’m really not worried about the younger characters. There are tons of talented young unknown actors out there for the roles and I’d rather see them get cast than watch some 37 year old parented he’s 24.

Brian Lewis
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Brian Lewis
5 years 3 months ago

I second that notion on a thread for casting suggestions.

the Northwestern Diamondback of THR
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the Northwestern Diamondback of THR
5 years 3 months ago

Much as I like Bruce Campbell (Sam Axe FTW!), he’s way too big to be Milo. Henry Czerny for Myers could be good–he was Ritter in Clear and Present Danger and Kittridge in Mission: Impossible. Does a good job playing the pretty-boy academic ‘Crat you love to fantasize about taking shark-fishing… as bait.

Ray Tabler
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Ray Tabler
4 years 11 months ago

This is who I’ve always pictured while reading the books:

Owen – Dwayne Johnson
Julie – Anne Hathaway
Earl – Neal McDonough
Susan – Sandra Bullock

Angela DeHetre Smutny
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4 years 9 months ago

Just wanted to say how much i LOVE LOVE LOVE the Monster Hunter books. Actually my whole family loves them. Who do I write to and let them know I want this TV show like I’ve wanted no other? My son and I have discussed, at length, how awesome a TV show based on MHI would be.

Mn1911
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Mn1911
4 years 7 months ago

Bruce Willis as Earl

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Garland Noel
4 years 3 months ago

Dude that’s amazing ! I don’t check this site often but I’m a huge fan as well as all my friends. I just saw this and am commenting to say congrats Mr. Corriea. Oh and just saying can’t wait for MHL.
thanks for the post.

Motion Empire (@themotionempire)
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Congrates for this announcement that Monster Hunter International has been optioned by Entertainment..

justatasmanian
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3 years 2 months ago

Oh My Freaking GOD! I am so excited! Congrats Larry that is so cool. MHI is in my top five book series ever and i can’t wait to see it on TV. this is amazing! (ok fan girl moment over)

annaloser
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2 years 6 months ago

Just saying Adam Baldwin would be the perfect face for Z. Not sure about his personality though… anyway, Congrats!

David
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David
2 years 15 days ago

I think Guillermo Del Torro would be the absolute best choice to bring this series to the screen. Big monsters, lots of guts, gritty feel.. perfect

IronOx
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IronOx
1 year 8 months ago

Congrats! For that I would seriously consider getting cable. I find TV not worth the effort generally, but there are occasional exceptions….

Joey
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Joey
1 year 2 months ago

This gone anywhere in the last couple of years?

matthew
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matthew
11 months 28 days ago

Great book series all of them just make sure no one botches up your books in the movies

Kelly
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Kelly
10 months 9 days ago

What’s the latest on MHI coming to tv or the big screen? Anxiously awaiting the next book! Keep up the good work. It’s refreshing to see someone actually care and communicate with their fans. You are very much appreciated in our house!!

Nathan kindle
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Nathan kindle
8 months 10 days ago

Just recently started listening to the MHI books on audible, (I drive a semi, so that’s about the only way I can enjoy books nowadays) and I simply LOVE them. Finished the first 2 and about to start the 3rd shortly. It’s good to finally have a sci-fi series that isn’t blatantly liberal propaganda. Keep up the good work.

Stephen Yaw
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Stephen Yaw
8 months 10 days ago

Alpha is great, Nemisis paints the bigger picture of whats really going on, Legion is just funny as hell.

Surculus
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Surculus
8 months 9 days ago

So, has the success of Grimm stolen any hope for MHI making it to the small screen, or is more of a “Let’s keep this in reserve for when Grimm ends & the Grimmskers go looking for a replacement show?” Or on the third hand, is it a case of “FOX is the only network who would touch a pro-firearms story line and they habitually mismanage their sci-fi/fantasy programming?” Would still love to see MHI make it to the wider aliterate audience but after 4 years since your big announcement am beginning to give up hope…

P
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P
5 months 4 days ago

No joke, awesome job man, only read monster hunter international and i can already tell that the rest of the series is going to be badass. Really hope i’ll see some armored up monster hunters kicking monster ass real soon. I also really want to see how they’ll envision abomination.

richard mcenroe
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richard mcenroe
5 months 3 days ago

David Spade IS Owen Pitt, in….

Corialus
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Corialus
4 months 11 days ago

I hope Carrot Top is Milo…

Mike
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Mike
2 months 19 hours ago

Anson Mount as Earl and kaley Cuoco as Holly. That is all I got for now.

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