You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Kimberly Peirce to helm ‘Wicked Lovely’

Caroline Thompson to adapt from original novel

Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project.

Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel.

Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life.

Wicked Lovely,” published by HarperCollins, is a New York Times bestseller and has been published in 18 languages. Other books in the series include “Ink Exchange” and “Fragile Eternity”; the fourth book, “Radiant Shadows,” was published earlier this year.

Kristin Lowe and Kiska Higgs will oversee the project for U.

Peirce’s credits include “Boys Don’t Cry” and “Stop-Loss.”

CAA represented the book’s motion picture rights on behalf of Marr. Peirce is repped by CAA and Thompson by ICM.

More Film

  • Justice League Teaser Aquaman

    'Aquaman' Footage Debuts at CinemaCon; 'Wonder Woman 2' Details Revealed

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • avengers infinity war

    'Avengers: Infinity War' Is Atom Tickets' Biggest Pre-Seller Ever

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • 'No Greater Law' Review: Tribeca Film

    Tribeca Film Review: 'No Greater Law'

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • State Like Sleep

    Tribeca Film Review: 'State Like Sleep'

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • Kevin Feige

    Marvel's Kevin Feige Teases How 'Captain Marvel' Will Bring Back the '90s

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • Variety Names 10 Producers to Watch

    Variety Names 10 Producers to Watch for 2018

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

  • avengers infinity war

    'Avengers: Infinity War' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    Universal has tapped Kimberly Peirce to direct fantasy vehicle “Wicked Lovely,” a Wild West Picture Show Prods. project. Vince Vaughn, Valeri Vaughn and Peter Billingsley will produce for Wild West. Caroline Thompson is adapting the Melissa Marr novel. Story centers on a teenager who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life. “Wicked Lovely,” published by […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content