'Beautiful Creatures' Boards The 'Harry Potter'/'Twlight' Train

FROM HOLLYWOOD CRUSH: With boy wizard Harry Potter taking his final bow in 2011's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows: Part II," there will undoubtedly be a cauldron-sized hole in the genre, which Warners Brothers hopes to fill with a movie based on the new supernatural book series "Beautiful Creatures."

The novel is the first of a five-part series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. According to Variety, in the first book "high-school student Ethan Wate meets and becomes bewitched by Lena Duchannes, a 16-year-old whose family has moved to the small South Carolina town where he lives. The two must confront a curse that has haunted her family for generations as she comes to grips with her powers."

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