Omnifilm Entertainment and Emily Andras adapting Nora Roberts’ latest book trilogy
Omnifilm Entertainment has secured the rights to bestsellingÂ author Nora RobertsÊ¼ latest trilogy from Berkley Books, The Cousins OÊ¼Dwyer. Lost Girl ExecutiveÂ Producer Emily Andras will write the television series adaptation, entitled â€œBlood Magickâ€, the titleÂ of the final book in the trilogy.
Blood Magick is a contemporary genre continuing series set in Ireland, featuring sorcerer cousinsÂ Iona, Branna and Connor OÊ¼Dwyer as they face off against the ancient evil of the dark sorcererÂ Cabhan.
The series begins as American-born Iona Sheehan arrives in Ireland, where her ancestorsÊ¼ bloodÂ and magic have flowed through generations – and where her destiny awaits. She tracks down herÂ cousins, Branna and Connor OÊ¼Dwyer, and since family is family, they invite her into their homeÂ and soon she joins their mission to defeat Cabhan.
â€œWe at Omnifilm Entertainment are delighted to be in business with Emily Andras, the very talentedÂ Executive Producer of Lost Girl, as she adapts Nora RobertsÊ¼ thrilling Blood Magick trilogy forÂ television,â€ said Paulo de Oliveira, Omnifilm SVP Scripted Programming and ExecutiveÂ Producer. â€œNora Roberts is an author of unparalleled popularity, and we look forward to seeing herÂ wonderful work realized for the screen.â€
All three books in the Cousins OÊ¼Dwyer trilogy – Dark Witch, Shadow Spell, and Blood Magick -Â debuted at #1 in both paperback and e-book categories on the New York Times bestseller list.Â Nora Roberts is the bestselling author of more than 200 novels with more than 500 million copies ofÂ her books in print worldwide. Every Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb title released in 2014 hit the NewÂ York Times bestseller list, keeping up a streak started in 1999.
“IÊ¼m very excited to bring Blood Magick to series television,” said Andras. “These characters are soÂ passionate in their fight to protect their home and each other, itÊ¼s easy to be drawn into theirÂ dangerous quest. Set in Ireland’s enchanting County Mayo, the books detail a haunting andÂ sensual world. With NoraÊ¼s stories guiding us, we look forward to bringing Branna, Connor and IonaÂ to life for the millions of Nora Roberts fans throughout the world.”
The project is being structured as a Canada/Irish co-production and will be pitched in the comingÂ weeks.