LaGravenese Captures “Beautiful Creatures”

Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s five-novel fantasy series “Beautiful Creatures” reports Variety.

The story follows Ethan Wate, a popular high school student who hates living in a small town in South Carolina where nothing happens – until he os bewitched by Lena Duchanne, a 16-year old whose family has moved back to town and who wishes for a mundane life.

The star-crossed couple has to confront an age old curse that has haunted her family for generations, as she comes to grips with her powers.

Richard LaGravenese (“P.S. I Love You”) is set to write the script and direct. Erwin Stoff will produce.