Based on the Richelle Mead young adult novel series, the story centers on Rose Hathaway, a teenage girl that has a deep connection with her vampire best friend Lissa. The pair attend a special school for vampires that helps to maintain their humanity.
The project stars Zoey Deutch and Lucy Fry, who will be portraying best friends Rose and Lissa. Danila Kozlovskiy will be playing the male lead Dimitri, with Olga Kurylenko as the head mistress Kirova.
Mark Waters is directing from a screenplay by his brother Daniel Waters. Susan Montford, Don MurphyDeepak Nayer and Michael Preger are producing.
Production is expected to begin the May.
Vampire Academy was released February 7th, 2014 and stars Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovskiy, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood, Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan. The film is directed by Mark Waters.