Vuguru Spearheads Web Series Based on Novel29 Jan, 2008 By: Billy Gil
The Tornante Co.'s media studio and Web site, Vuguru (www.vuguru.com), is launching a Web and mobile phone series based on author Robin Cook's next novel, Foreign Body.
Online entertainment company Big Fantastic (“Prom Queen”) developed and directed the series, which will debut May 27. Cyber Group Animation co-produced the series.
The series, a prequel to Cook's novel about a UCLA medical student investigating deaths in foreign hospitals, will air a new episode every weekday for 10 weeks. The last episode of the series will air Aug. 4, the day before G.P. Putnam's Sons releases the book.