NEWS, UPDATES, AND UPCOMING EVENTS



2016 News

October 3, 2016
The Austin Film Festival will present a live staged reading of amy's new screenplay THE ICE QUEENS starring Zosia Mamet as Tonya Harding and Alexandra Daddario as Nancy Kerrigan. October 15, 2016, 1:15 PM at Austin's State Theater.

October 3, 2016
LIV, FOREVER will be published in China by Beijing White Horse Time! More details soon.

May 20, 2016
Deadline Hollywood announces: "Amy Talkington Sets Comic Dance Movie Pitch At Universal; Brownstone’s Elizabeth Banks & Max Handelman Producing"

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has acquired an untitled comedic dance movie pitch to be scripted by Amy Talkington. Brownstone Productions’ Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman will produce. Talkington most recently wrote Sabrina The Teenage Witch for Sony, Hot Fuss for Disney, and Ever After High for Mattel/Chernin Entertainment. Her draft of Valley Girl: The Musical is casting and gearing up for production at MGM. The studio is keeping details of the toe-tapping project quiet. Brownstone’s producing Pitch Perfect 3, after the Banks-directed Pitch Perfect 2 had the all-time highest-grossing opening for a movie musical, and Red Queen, both at Universal. They are also developing a new Charlie’s Angels at Sony and HBO’s untitled Battle Of The Sexes, among other projects. Brownstone’s digital series, Resident Advisors, produced in collaboration with Paramount Digital Entertainment, premiered on Hulu in the spring. Universal senior veep Kristin Lowe will oversee the latest project.

2015 News

June 1, 2015
LIV, FOREVER will be released in Italy in September 2015!

April 1, 2015
LIV, FOREVER is out - and with great reviews - in Germany!

2014 News

November 6, 2014
so excited to learn that liv, forever has been nominated for the Best Fiction for Young Adults List from YALSA.

March 9, 2014
Forever Young Adult on LIV, FOREVER: "The mystery in Amy Talkington's Liv, Forever involves a spooky conspiracy and a prestigious boarding school. It's elementary, dear readers, why this is a match made in heaven."

March 9, 2014
LIV, FOREVER was selected as an Amazon "Best YA Book of the Month." It was also chosen to be a Junior Library Guild Selection for 2014. Also named a "Best Indie of the Month" by Barnes and Noble!

February 5, 2014
amy's episode of the web series "little horribles" was selected to be an official short at SXSW 2014!

2013 News

December 19, 2013
We got an exciting blurb from Anna Godbersen (NY Times bestselling author of The Luxe series): “I inhaled it. What a cool ghost story, a brilliant idea, a supernatural blast of feminist rage. The writing is nimble and heartfelt, its knowledge of what it means to be different and to have imagination, rich and deep. I love Amy Talkington's mind, and I love Liv Bloom. ”

November 29, 2013
we got news today that LIV, FOREVER has already sold to germany! more updates soon.

July 31, 2013
amy's book LIV, FOREVER was finally announced here the book will be released march, 2014. a film adaptation is already in the works.

February 28, 2013
it's announced that acclaimed broadway director alex timbers has signed on to direct talkington's original script for disney.

January 1, 2013
amy closed her first publishing deal to write a young adult novel for new teen imprint soho teen. the book will be published spring 2014. more details to come soon!

2012 News

June 20, 2012
it's announced that "the night of the white pants" will play at the <a href="http://popcultureblog.dallasnews.com/2012/06/which-dallas-movies-made-the-cut-for-dma-series.html/">dallas museum of art</a> as a part of a program of films that were made in dallas. It screens along with "bonnie and clyde," "talk radio" and "logan's run."

February 16, 2012
clay weiner is locked as the director of talkington's "valley girl"

2011 News

October 11, 2011
amy was interviewed by the austin film festival

February 5, 2011
amy won a WGA award for outstanding children's script for the disney channel movie "avalon high" which she co-wrote

2010 News

December 8, 2010
amy was nominated for a WGA award for outstanding children's script of 2010 for the disney channel movie "avalon high" which she co-wrote

August 20, 2010
it was reported that jim carrey is in talks to star in amy's script "under cover." conversations are ongoing but nothing has been confirmed.