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Del Mar author Jonathan Maberry's vampire novel ‘V-Wars’ lands Netflix deal

Del Mar author Jonathan Maberry's vampire novel ‘V-Wars’ lands Netflix deal

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On page 3 of the horror novel “V-Wars,” malcontent actor Michael Fayne suffers through a shift in a Manhattan Starbucks, grousing sardonic about the junk script he’s just read ahead of yet another audition for yet another go-nowhere movie. His inner monologue oozes contempt as he laments the “direct-to-Netflix pieces of crap” to which he feels doomed, entirely unaware that in only two weeks he will be swept up in a global pandemic of vampirism.

Nor could New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry have known when he penned the diss in 2012 that the streaming service would in a few years upend the entertainment industry as the...

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