Farnsworth’s Blood Oath Coming to the Big Screen

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Lucas Foster and his Warp Films have picked up the rights to “Blood Oath,” a vampire action novel written by Christopher Farnsworth. Publisher Penguin/Putnam describes the book as follows:

Zach Barrows is an ambitious young White House staffer whose career takes an unexpected turn when he’s partnered with Nathaniel Cade, a secret agent sworn to protect the President. But Cade is no ordinary civil servant. Bound by a special blood oath, he is a vampire. Cade battles nightmares before they can break into the daylight world of the American dream, enemies far stranger-and far more dangerous-than civilians have ever imagined.

Blood Oath is the first in a series of novels featuring Nathaniel Cade-the President’s vampire.

The book hits stores on Tuesday.

Foster produced such titles as Law Abiding Citizen and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

Farnsworth is writing the follow-up, “Black Site,” and will develop scripts for them simultaneously. Farnsworth will work with a screenwriter to help guide the look and feel of the scripts and receive an executive producer credit.