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Kate / August 11th, 2016

The Land of Stories: An Author’s Odyssey Book” author and former “Glee” star Chris Colfer sits with Access Hollywood Live’s Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover to talk about the difficulties of bringing his books to the silver screen.

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Kate / July 20th, 2016

Chris Colfer did something when he was younger that, while it worked out for the best in the end, he would not have the courage to do again. He sent tickets to a “Glee” concert to comedian Jennifer Saunders.

“We were on a world tour and spent a week and a half in London,” Colfer says. “I didn’t know anybody, so I had my people send her a couple of tickets.

“It seems a little pompous of me now looking back at it.”

What Colfer didn’t know was that Saunders’ daughter was a huge fan. Soon after that meeting, the Clovis East graduate found out that Saunders was writing a feature film version of the TV series and she wanted Colfer to be a part of it. The role was being written for him.

Saunders kept her word and Colfer flew to London for a week in November where he filmed his part of “Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.” He plays the aptly named Chris, hair stylist and social media adviser to Saunders’ character of Edina Monsoon.

What Colfer got himself into with those tickets was working with Saunders and Joanna Lumley, who starred in the much-heralded British comedy “Absolutely Fabulous” from 1992-2012. The series about two self-absorbed, alcohol-abusing friends showed that comedy could be both smart and physical.

Colfer describes the comedy on the show and in the movie as being both “The Lucy Show” and “Frasier.”

Working on the film was “a dream come true” for Colfer. That’s because he grew up watching the British series, first appreciating the physical comedy of the show when he was young and then finding a new respect for the written word when he got older.

The fact Colfer is both a writer and an actor has been a major factor as to why he has admired Saunders for so many years. Not only has Colfer found success as an actor from “Glee” to “Hot in Cleveland,” he’s written numerous books including “The Land of Stories” series.

Getting to work with Lumley and Saunders was everything Colfer had hoped it would be. The only thing that made him nervous was the possibility of ad-libbing lines.

“I decided I was not going to improvise at all,” Colfer says. “I didn’t want to be a show-off, just a good soldier. I don’t know why I was worried because they let me come in and be funny and ridiculous. It was wonderful to be in their space and feel their energy.

“Jennifer kept giving me more and more lines.”

Since “Glee” ended, Colfer has remained busy both as an actor and writer. He’s currently on a 14-city book tour for the fifth book in his series “The Land of Stories: An Author’s Odyssey” (Little Brown Books for Young Readers, $19.99).

He’s scheduled to be at the Children’s Book World at Pattiz Concert Hall in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 23 and at San Francisco’s Books Inc. at Michaan’s Auction House Theater on Sunday, July 24.

He got to work with another of the performers he admires when he was a guest star on the new Julie Andrews’ Netflix series “Julie’s Greenroom.” It will air in 2017.

“The show is like ‘Sesame Street’ for theater kids. I taught writing to a group of puppets, and I also got to sing with Julie Andrews,” Colfer says.

Between acting jobs and the tour, Colfer remains very busy with numerous novels in the works, including a sixth book in “The Land of Stories” series, a graphic novel and a picture book. There have also been discussions of turning his book series into some kind of project.

“You know me. I don’t like to sit still,” Colfer says.

Working with Saunders is a highlight for Colfer. He has another dream that involves a Brit: Colfer wants to meet the Queen of England.

Source: fresnobee.com



Kate / July 19th, 2016



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Kate / June 28th, 2016

As he neared “The End” of the fourth volume in his bestselling The Land of Stories series, author Chris Colfer had an epiphany.

“I just knew I wasn’t done,” said Colfer, who gained famed for his portrayal of Kurt Hummel on the hit TV series Glee. “I started to get so depressed as I was finishing what was supposed to be the last book that I asked my editor if I could write another one.”

Sure, said Little, Brown’s Alvina Ling. In fact, she ordered two more installments. The fifth, An Author’s Odyssey, publishes July 12 and will be supported by a 10-city tour. The sixth will follow in July 2017.

But there’s more. What began in 2012 as a two-book deal has now grown into a nine-book (and counting), multi-format series, in which siblings Alex and Connor tumble into the land of fairy tales, which is a far cry from the setting described in their storybook. The books have been translated into 19 languages, with more than two million copies sold in the U.S. alone.

In October, Little, Brown will release a companion, The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales, which will contain 30 full-color illustrations by Brandon Dorman, who also did the artwork for Colfer’s novels and picture book The Curvy Tree. The deluxe gift book will contain a collection of 24 fairy tales, designed to replicate the Fairy-Tale Treasury book that started Colfer’s main characters, Alex and Conner, on their adventures in the first book. Additionally, The Mother Goose Diaries and Queen Red Riding Hood’s Guide to Royalty, which were first published in a boxed set in 2015, will be available individually for the first time in July 2017.

It’s pretty impressive for the 26-year-old California native, who loved having stories read to him as a child, but had trouble reading himself. “It’s never been diagnosed but dyslexia runs in my family, so that might have been part of it. But also, I write pretty hysterical e-mails that are missing like 15 words. It might be some kind of actual disorder but I prefer to think of it as having my own special language,” Colfer said.

He fell in love with fairytales listening to his mother read them aloud. He could not get enough. “I would ask her all kinds of questions about the characters and their motives. I wanted the back story,” Colfer recalls. “And my mom wouldn’t have the answers. Finally she said, ‘Why don’t you write your own fairy tales?’ ”

Colfer did try – the series opener, The Wishing Spell, is dedicated to his grandmother, whom he calls his first editor and who told him, “Christopher, I think you should wait until you finish elementary school before worrying about being a failed writer.” It was during those elementary school years that Colfer was often expected to entertain himself because his younger sister had a “very rare and awful form of epilepsy” that required the majority of his parents’ attention. “Writing or even just thinking up stories was wonderful therapy for me, then and now,” Colfer said. “Whenever I am overwhelmed or sad or mad, I retreat to writing. This series has been an escape for me.”

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Source: publishersweekly.com



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Kate / June 20th, 2016

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Release: February 28, 2017

Cash Carter is the young, world famous lead actor of the hit television Wiz Kids. When four fans jokingly invite him on a cross-country road trip, they are shocked that he actually takes them up on it. Chased by paparazzi and hounded by reporters, this unlikely crew takes off on a journey of a lifetime–but along the way they discover that the star they love has deep secrets he’s been keeping. What they come to learn about the life of the mysterious person they thought they knew will teach them about the power of empathy and the unbreakable bond of true friendship.
 
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Release: March 17, 2017 on Netflix

Ms. Julie and her assistant Gus (Giullian Yao Gioiello) will bring the performing arts to a new generation of kids known as the “Greenies,” played by original puppet characters built by the renowned Jim Henson’s Creature Shop.
 
Trollbella Throws a Party:
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Written by Chris Colfer
Release: July 11, 2017

It's Queen Trollbella's birthday and she's throwing herself an epic celebration. She has everything a troll girl would want: musicians, magical creatures, carnival rides, a gigantic cake, and more. So why isn't she having any fun? Trollbella knows something is missing, until she meets a goblin boy sneaking into her party. It's his birthday too! When Trollbella decides to share her party, she knows she's finally figured out what is missing. A happy kingdom and learning to give back is the best gift she could've ever received.
 
The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide
Written by Chris Colfer
Release: July 11, 2017

In the highly anticipated conclusion to the Land of Stories series, Conner and Alex must brave the impossible. All of the Land of Stories fairy tale characters--heroes and villains--are no longer confined within their world! With mayhem brewing in the Big Apple, Conner and Alex will have to win their biggest battle yet. Can the twins restore order between the human and fairy tale world?
 
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Chris as Noel Coward
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A story focused on the early life of flamboyant playwright Noel Coward.
 
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