Speculation over which YA property would become the next Twilight
has been swirling for some time now - since the first film hit theaters in 2008, really. But with the beloved vampire series finally poised to come to a close this fall, the timing is now more ripe than ever for some other pair of star-crossed paranormal teenager lovers to swoop in and take Edward and Bella's place.
Among the contenders are Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich
) and Lena (Alice Englert
) of Beautiful Creatures
, Richard LaGravenese
's adaptation of Kami Garcia
and Margaret Stohl
's bestselling novel. This time around, it's the guy who's the clueless human newcomer, and the girl who's the mysterious, Supernatural
local. The surprisingly strong supporting cast includes Viola Davis
, Emma Thompson
, Jeremy Irons
, and Emmy Rossum
. Watch the new trailer after the jump.
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. Naturally, there's more where that came from if Beautiful Creatures
looks like your cup of tea - Garcia and Stohl's original novel is the first of a four-book series. Ehrenreich and Englert don't make much of an impression here, but the excellent supporting cast has me hoping (perhaps naively) that there's more to this movie than meets the eye.
Appropriately for a swooning romance, Beautiful Creatures
opens February 13
love story set in the South, "Beautiful Creatures" tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich), a young man longing to escape his small town, ...