Status: Development As of April 4, 2018
Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Sam Raimi is in negotiations to direct the adaptation.
Kvothe, a man gifted with magic, turns out to be the most notorious wizard in the world. more
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Kvothe, a man gifted with magic, turns out to be the most notorious wizard in the world.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on a series of novels whose titles include "The Name of the Wind" (2007) and "The Wise Man's Fears" (2011).
- Lionsgate will simultaneously develop and produce the feature film franchise based on the trilogy, the first movie of which to be written by Lindsey Beer (Transformers 5), and a TV drama series that expands on the world outside the books (Deadline.com, 11/29/16).
- Transformers: The Last Knight screenwriter Lindsey Beer is writing the script based on the the first book in Rothfuss’ series, "The Name of the Wind" (Variety, 1/29/18).