There is a spin-off in the works for TNT‘s sophomore series, The Librarians, but it’s not coming to a TV near you. Aptly enough, you will be more likely to find it on a shelf in your local library. Tor/Forge announces Greg Cox will write the TV tie-in novel, The Librarians and the Lost Lamp, for Tor Books.
The Librarians are a secret organization, which protects the world from magic. The series stars Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, and John Larroquette. Noah Wyle recurs as Flynn Carsen, the role he played in TNT’s movie trilogy: The Librarian. Season two of The Librarians premieres on TNT, Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 8:00pm ET/PT. Continue on, for the publisher’s announcement.
From the Tor/Forge Blog:
The second season of Electric Entertainment’s The Librarians debuts on TNT November 1
Los Angeles, CA (Oct. 10, 2015) — Tor Books is pleased to announce The Librarians and the Lost Lamp, an original Librarians adventure based on the popular TNT drama, that will be published in October 2016. The Librarians TV tie-in novel will be authored by New York Times bestselling writer Greg Cox, known for official movie and TV novelizations of The Dark Knight Rises, Ghost Rider, Star Trek, and more.
The novel itself will be split into two parts: One in the past, focused on Flynn Carsen (played by Noah Wyle in the show), and the second part in the future, as new Librarians investigate a mysterious, legendary artifact – Aladdin’s lamp.
Ten years ago, Flynn was the only living Librarian. When the ancient criminal organization known as the Forty steals the oldest known copy of The Arabian Nights by Scheherazade, Flynn is called in to investigate. Fearing that the Forty is after Aladdin’s fabled Lamp, Flynn must race to find it before the Lamp’s powerful and malevolent djinn is unleashed upon the world. Now, a new team of inexperienced Librarians, along with Eve Baird, their tough-as-nails Guardian, is investigating an uncanny mystery in Las Vegas when the quest for the Lamp begins anew. The fate of the world hangs in the balance.
The Librarians is one of hottest new shows on cable, finishing as basic cable’s #2 new series of 2014, with each week’s episode reaching an average of 11.4 million viewers. The second season of the show will launch on November 1.
Rebecca Romijn (X-Men), Christian Kane (TNT’s Leverage, Angel), Lindy Booth (Dawn of the Dead, The Philanthropist) and John Kim (Neighbors, The Pacific) star in the series as the newest protectors of the world’s mystical treasures, with Emmy® winner John Larroquette (Night Court, Deception) as their reluctant caretaker.
The Librarians is produced by Electric Entertainment, with executive producers Dean Devlin, John Rogers, Marc Roskin and Noah Wyle.
What do you think? Have you been watching the TNT TV series, The Librarians? Do you plan to read the book?