Artemis Fowl & Eoin Colfer News

Colfer, Donkin, Rigano team up for “ILLEGAL” asylum seeker graphic novel


Hodder Children’s Books have acquired a new graphic novel by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano, called ‘ILLEGAL.’ ILLEGAL is based on the idea of asylum and features the stories of migrants Ebo and Kwame as they make their way from Africa to Europe. From Sophie Hicks Agency: Hodder Children’s Books has acquired a timely and powerful ...

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AFC Recommends #1


It has been 3 long years since the release of the final Artemis Fowl novel – ‘The Last Guardian’ – and I imagine many fans are still mourning. So, we have decided to start a new initiative! We asked FowlFans across the world which books they would recommend to other fans – and every month, we’re going to post three ...

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Oliver Jeffers and Eoin Colfer – Interview


A great interview about Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers’ Imaginary Fred has popped up on ‘The Bookseller‘ recently – definitely worth a read! “There are a lot of stories about people with imaginary friends but I couldn’t find any about the imaginary friend him or herself,” Colfer says. “I tend to do that in my books, to move the nerd or ...

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YOUR Artemis Fowl Movie Dream Cast


We asked, and you shouted back! We’re pleased to present YOUR top picks for casting in the Artemis Fowl Movie. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments below! Your suggestions might just make it into the next Dream Cast shortlist! You chose… Mulch Diggums: Patton Oswalt, Jack Black, Peter Dinklage, Lee Arenberg Opal Koboi: Megan Fox, Natalie Dormer, Rosie ...

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Eoin Colfer on RTE Radio 1 talking about the Artemis Fowl Movie


Eoin Colfer appeared on RTE Radio 1 this evening to talk about the Artemis Fowl Movie with Ray Darcy, and the long journey from when the book was first optioned in 2000 (yes, before the first book was even released!) It sounds like we’ll be getting a newcomer for the title role, but we’ll let you listen yourselves for all of ...

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Artemis Fowl secures MOVIE DIRECTOR Kenneth Branagh


Deep breaths, everyone. Compose yourselves. After over a decade in development, with false starts, disputes and any number of other delays – it looks like it might, just might, be happening. According to Variety’s sources, Kenneth Branagh (that’s SIR Kenneth Branagh to you and me!) has signed on to develop and direct Disney’s movie adaptation of ARTEMIS FOWL. Irish playwright Conor ...

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‘Artemis Theme Tune’ by Niall Colfer


Eoin has kindly supplied us with the ‘Artemis Theme Tune’ used in the second run of the ‘Fairies, Fiends and Flatulence’ tour (which you can watch on YouTube!) The tune – which has a fantastic 70’s style ‘spy’ vibe – is by Eoin’s brother, Niall, and we’re pleased to present the original song in it’s entirety! You can check out Niall ...

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Eoin Colfer at the Edinburgh International Book Festival


Eoin Colfer will be appearing at the Edinburgh Book Festival on the 29th August to talk about WARP. Event Details Location: Edinburgh Book Festival – Baillie Gifford Main Theatre Date: Sat 29 Aug Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm Ticket Price: £4.50 Bestelling author of Artemis Fowl, Eoin Colfer returns with the second book in his WARP series: The Hangman’s Revolution. Trapped in a nightmare ...

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