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Dragonflight: David Hayter to write

  • David Hayter ("Watchmen") has been set to write "Dragonflight", an adaptation of the first of "The Dragonriders of Pern" novel series by Anne McCaffrey.

  • The story features an elite group of warriors take to the skies on the backs of giant, fire-breathing, telepathic dragons to save the wondrously exotic planet of Pern from a terrifying airborne menace.

  • Filming is scheduled to begin early 2012.