When beloved books are turned into television series or movies, there's always a degree of apprehension from devoted fans of the source material. Will they get the casting right? Will they keep your favorite parts intact? Which characters will be left on the cutting room floor?
That was our reaction when we heard that Lauren Oliver's "Delirium" series, one of our favorite Ya books in recent years, has been adapted to television. Fox has picked up the "Delirium" pilot, adapted by Karyn Usher.
Oliver's novel is set in a dystopian future, where love has been redefined as a disease and a "cure" has been developed. It's more or less a lobotomy, and all Americans are expected to undergo the procedure at age 18. They're then assigned to a spouse, deemed compatible by an examination. The uncured "Invalids" live on the run, in undeveloped areas. Lena Holoway, whose mother is committed »
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