Completely appalling adaptation of a fantastic book.
The Seeker, titled The Dark Is Rising in the United Kingdom and The Seeker: The Dark is Rising in Canada, is a 2007 American film adaptation of the second book in the five-book young adult fantasy series The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper. The film is directed by David L. Cunningham and stars Ian McShane, Alexander Ludwig, Frances Conroy, Gregory Smith, and Christopher Eccleston. The Seeker is the first film to be produced by 20th Century Fox and Walden Media as part of their Fox-Walden partnership.
On his 14th birthday Will Stanton (Ludwig) finds out that he is the last of a group of warriors - The Light - who have spent their lives fighting against evil - The Dark. Will travels through time to track down the signs that will enable him to confront the evil forces. The Dark is personified by The Rider (Eccleston).
This film adaptation drew strong negative reaction from fans of the book series for its disregard for the source material.
Will Stanton (Alexander Ludwig) is a day away from...