DA VINCI CODE

  • High anticipation for Dan Brown's new novel 'Inferno' May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Fans of author Dan Brown seem to be biting their nails off in anticipation of his new fiction "Inferno", scheduled for publication worldwide on May 14. Robert Langdon, the lead character from Brown's previous three thrillers, "The Da Vinci Code", "Angels and Demons" and "The Lost Symbol" is returning...
  • New Dan Brown novel 'Inferno' out on May 14 January 16, 2013

    'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown's new novel will be published on May 14, his publisher Doubleday said on Tuesday after a social media puzzle worthy of the writer helped reveal the title. 'Inferno' features the return of renowned Harvard symbologist and 'Da Vinci Code' protagonist Robert Langdon, and is set...
  • Author Dan Brown turns screenplay writer December 21, 2010

    Los Angeles:Author Dan Brown is turning screenplay writer for the movie adaptation of his latest book 'The Lost Symbol', which continues symbologist Robert Langdon's adventure. The bestselling author of 'Da Vinci Code' and 'Angels & Demons', is rewriting the screenplay based on his book for Columbia, which is developing the...
  • Vatican slams Twilight series, calls it moral vacuum November 21, 2009

    London: The Roman Catholic Church has expressed concerns over the growing popularity of the Twilight series, as Vatican officials have called the vampire franchise a "moral vacuum with a deviant message". The worldwide hype of the series has drawn criticism from the Vatican, with officials urging parents to be more vigilant...
  • Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol hits India's bookstores September 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown's followup to his smash hit The Da Vinci Code comes six years later and looks set to follow in its bestselling footsteps. A million copies were reportedly sold in just one day of its release last week in the UK and the US. Waterstone's,...
  • Dan Brown novel breaks oneday sales records September 17, 2009

    San Francisco: The latest novel from The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol, broke oneday sales records, its publisher and booksellers said. Readers snapped up over 1 million hardcover copies across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom after it was released on Tuesday, said a division...
  • Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol to release soon July 8, 2009

    Noida (Uttar Pradesh): Following pandemic speculation about content of the eagerlyawaited new novel from phenomenal bestselling author Dan Brown, Transworld Publishers on Tuesday released the UK jacket of The Lost Symbol. For the first time, fans worldwide will discover the setting for the action and key themes from the forthcoming thriller...
  • Idol chat: Ron Howard on Angles and Demons' controversy May 24, 2009

    Tom Hanks starer Angels and Demons, which grossed $46 million in its opening weekend in the US, has been dogged by controversy much like director Ron Howard's previous film in the series The Da Vinci Code. Based on Dan Brown's bestseller and set in and around the Vatican, Angels and Demons...
  • Crack da Vinci code: Angels & Demons hits screens May 1, 2009

    Rome: After exposing a Church coverup in The Da Vinci Code, symbologist Robert Langdon returns to the big screen as an unlikely Vatican ally in the latest movie adaptation of a novel by author Dan Brown. Angels & Demons, again starring Tom Hanks as Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, premieres...
  • Angels & Demons delayed by H'wood strike November 17, 2007

    Los Angeles: In the first bigscreen casualty of the Hollywood writers strike, Columbia Pictures said on Friday it had postponed production of "Angels & Demons," a prequel to its boxoffice hit "The Da Vinci Code" starring Tom Hanks. The Sony Corp.owned film distributor also said the planned release date for...
  • Da Vinci... author wins copyright case March 28, 2007

    London: Britain's Court of Appeal rejected a suit from two authors who claimed novelist Dan Brown stole their ideas for his blockbuster novel The Da Vinci Code. Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, authors of The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail, now face legal bills of about $ 6 million after...
  • Titanic director finds Jesus' grave February 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Titanic director James Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici of Exodus fame have produced a documentary which they claim is about to rock the very foundation of Christianity. Cameron claims the coffins of Jesus Christ and his family have been found at a burial cave in a suburb of Jerusalem, adding...
  • Dan Brown leaves cryptic code for hotel December 26, 2006

    New Delhi: The Da Vinci Code fever is still in the air. The author of the bestseller, Dan Brown, reportedly scribbled a mysterious code on the floorboards of a hotel in Scotland and left it for the staff to crack. He apparently concealed the code with a rug, just before checking...
  • Mystery of The Da Vinci Code continues November 27, 2006

    London: A sequel to the blockbuster movie adaptation of Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code is reportedly in the pipeline. Scriptwriter Akiva Goldsman, who adapted the novel for the screen, is said to have been paid $3.8 million to write the sequel. The sequel, however, will not be an original story,...
  • Church gets cracking on Da Vinci October 31, 2006

    Mumbai: A few months back, Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code had a different story to tell. The book was considered controversial and the criticism of the church led to violent protests. But the curiosity among buyers made it a runaway bestseller. However, the scene is quite different now. A study of...