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Old December 26 2013, 07:26 PM   #7
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Re: Off Topic: Movie Tie-In Editions

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Generally tie-in editions are just the original book with a photo/poster from the movie or show used as the cover art, in order to promote the book to the movie/show's audience.
Yep. I know I saw a James Bond movie tie-in once ("The Spy Who Loved Me") that was a wholly new novelization by Christopher Wood. Obviously it varied enough from the Ian Fleming novel to warrant a new version. He also wrote "James Bond and Moonraker", a variation on the original.

There's also been a SF fantasy movie that has had two different novelizations of the same movie. Can't recall with movie series, though.
Shaun Hutson and Randall Frakes both did different novelizations of The Terminator.

Anyone know why ?
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