The Official Facebook Page for the Vampire Academy film has revealed that screenwriter Daniel Waters has completed the script for the film version of Vampire Academy, the first book in the series of the same name by Richelle Mead. Dan is the writer of cult classic Heathers. Daniel Waters’s brother Mark Waters has been tapped to direct the film. Mark directed the always amazing Mean Girls! Casting is now under way!
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St. Vladimirs Academy isnt just any boarding schoolits a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. Theyve been on the run, but now theyre being dragged back to St. Vladimirsthe very place where theyre most in danger. . . .
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academys ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoithe worlds fiercest and most dangerous vampiresmake Lissa one of them forever.