New Line Cinema, on the quest to find the next "Hunger Games" has acquired the rights to Maggie Stiefvater's young adult novel "The Raven Boys." Akiva Goldsman is producing under his Weed Road production banner, and Area Johnston and Dave Neustadter are overseeing.
DOUG: When you’re not writing novels about “werewolf nookie” and “homicidal faeries,” what are you writing about?
MAGGIE: These days? Dead Welsh kings, helicopters, and rich boys.
Young Adult literature—what is it?
A marketing construct.
And the difference between YA lit and “literary” novels?
[Laughing] This is a short answer, right? If we watch movies, we don’t have that same sense of “adult/young adult.” I love to use the example of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, the classic movie that no…
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