Book Bash Author Spotlight – CJ Roberts has an exclusive news announcement for us!!

by Maryse on June 27, 2014 · 11 comments

in Behind The Books, News

DARK READ LOVERS REJOICE!!! The queen of “dark  reads” (and the one who’s book coaxed me out of my “dark closet” —> see my review) is here for today’s Book Bash Author spotlight. Author CJ Roberts has an ultimate NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT and you guys are gonna FREAK OUT!!!!! I JUST DID!!!

I’ve received the exclusive right to break the news that The Dark Duet Series by CJ Roberts has been optioned by two Los Angeles based producers for a new TV Series!!

More news as it develops, but here’s a short Q&A with CJ Roberts:

Why a TV series and not a film?

There’s a lot to Caleb and Livvie’s story and in a way, it was very episodic and would lend itself well to a television series’ format.  Additionally, the producers saw the potential of expanding the world and characters from the books and felt there were so many storylines and secondary characters to explore and expand upon that a movie just wouldn’t do justice to the books.

When and where will the TV show air?

Right now the producers are developing the series and crafting the blueprint for the first season. When that is done, they will begin the process of pitching the series to broadcast and cable networks, as well as emerging distribution platforms such as Netflix and Amazon.  There is no timeline for when the show would air, but everyone is committed to making sure we craft the best possible story and one that audiences, including the fans of the book, will want to tune in weekly to see.

How involved will you be?

Well, I’m certainly not a television development executive!  However, the producers have welcomed me into this process and are keen to have my input into the project.  They are very conscientious of staying true to the heart of Caleb and Livvie’s story and making sure that the fans will be satisfied with their beloved characters’ transition from page to screen.

Who will play Caleb and Livvie?

It’s a little early for that, but I’m excited for that part of the process!  Who do you see playing them?”

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OH. EM. GEEEEE!!!!!!!!

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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

Melody June 27, 2014 at 10:42 AM

This is awesome!!! I loved these books and it will be an amazing TV series. Congrats CJ Roberts!! See you at book bash!

Kim June 27, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Way to end the week with a bang!! Congratulations to CJ Roberts and yay us!!!

Kim June 27, 2014 at 2:35 PM

PS, my pick for Caleb is CJ’s muse for Caleb, Charlie Hunnam. #DreamBig

Diane M June 27, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Amazing !! I wish she’d write more, that series is easily one of my favorites

Jennifer June 27, 2014 at 8:10 PM

Great dark read series!

Tina B June 28, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Fabulous! I am looking forward to watching a show like this. Love those “dark” reads. :)

Grey June 28, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Awesome! How exciting! Kudos to CJ! One of the first really “dark” series that I read. Love it!

Jen C June 28, 2014 at 8:44 PM

I am absolutely dying in anticipation already! One of my top fave series. Congrats, CJ – can’t wait to hear all the news as this progresses!

Stephanie Moles Krayeski June 29, 2014 at 12:34 AM

Wow! This is totally exciting news! I can’t wait to see it on my television…

Angie O. June 29, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Wow! This is such exciting news! Marsye, thank you for reviewing these books. I read them based on your recommendation and absolutely adored them. I’m thrilled it will be a tv series! So much better than a movie. Love love love!

CJ Roberts July 1, 2014 at 4:01 PM

THANK YOU! I’m incredibly excited for obvious reasons. I hope you’ll all take the time to SIGN THE PETITION. It will help so much in swaying network executives. Find it here:

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