Greg Cox wrote:
I wouldn't be so sure. I haven't read the books yet, but, for the last several weeks, all four novels have been the bestselling books in the USA by a considerable margin.
That's quite a fan base!
So does Eragon, but I guess seeing crap is worse than reading about it. Look how that turned out.
As I said, a large portion of the fanbase has been pissed off of late. Also, the preview in EW got universally poor reviews from both fans and critics, from what I hear.
I guess it's hard to make a movie out of a book where none of the characters have motivation or personality.