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The #1 New York Times bestseller.

“Jampacked with tricks…A BOOK-LENGTH SCAVENGER HUNT that Mr. Brown creates so energetically.”– Janet Maslin, The New York Times“FAST, CLEVER, WELL-INFORMED…DAN BROWN IS THE MASTER OF THE INTELLECTUAL CLIFFHANGER.”– The Wall Street Journal

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Dan Brown

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including The Da Vinci Code, which has become one of the best selling novels of all time as well as the subject of intellectual debate among readers and scholars. Brown’s novels are published in 54 languages around the world with 200 million copies in print.

In 2005, Brown was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME Magazine, whose editors credited him with “keeping the publishing industry afloat; renewed interest in Leonardo da Vinci and early Christian history; spiking tourism to Paris and Rome; a growing membership in secret societies; the ire of Cardinals in Rome; eight books denying the claims of the novel and seven guides to read along with it; a flood of historical thrillers; and a major motion picture franchise.”

The son of a mathematics teacher and a church organist, Brown was raised on a prep school campus where he developed a fascination with the paradoxical interplay between science and religion. These themes eventually formed the backdrop for his books. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he later returned to teach English before focusing his attention full time to writing.

Brown is currently at work on a new book as well as the Columbia Pictures film version of his most recent novel.


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In this riveting new thriller, Brown returns to his element and has crafted his highest-stakes novel to date.

The Lost Symbol

Fact: In 1991, a document was locked in the safe of the director of the CIA. The document is still there today.

The Da Vinci Code

The Greatest Conspiracy of the past 2000 years is about to unravel...

Angels & Demons

The Illuminati has surfaced to carry out its legendary vendetta against its most hated enemy... the Catholic Church.

Deception Point

A bold deception threatens to plunge the world into controversy.

Digital Fortress

The NSA's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, sending shock waves through the corridors of power.

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Dan Brown to speak at the Web Summit in Dublin

More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the annual technology conference.

The Web Summit, an annual technology conference in Dublin, Ireland, is a gathering of Fortune 500 companies, exciting startups, and fans of the way technology continues to impact and evolve our society.

This year, the Summit will feature speakers from a multitude of backgrounds, from Instagram's Mike Kreiger to the president of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, Ed Catmull. More than 40,000 people are expected to attend.

Dan will be speaking twice on Thursday, November 5th - including a new talk entitled, "Will Science Kill God?"

To view the full schedule, visit Web Summit's website.

Take a look behind the scenes of Inferno

Moviefone features a collection of photos from the cast and crew of the film

Filming began in April and continued through July, taking the team from Italy to Budapest, Hungary. With production nearly wrapped, the cast and crew of "Inferno" have taken to the web to share a few photos from set.

With release of the film slated for fall of 2016, there's still plenty of work to come. But now we're pleased to share a look behind the scenes of Inferno - with Ron Howard, Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Ben Foster, and Irrfan Khan.

Dan Brown receives the Golden Book Award in Budapest!

This award was created to promote reading in Hungary. It enables literature fans to vote for their favorite book and receives over 1 million nominations each year.

Dan joined his Hungarian publisher, Tamas Foldes, in Budapest today, to receive the Golden Book Award.

This award was created to promote reading in Hungary. It enables literature fans to vote for their favorite book and receives over 1 million nominations each year.

This year, Inferno won the International Book category.

To read more about it, click here.
For more information on the Hungarian editions of Dan's novels, visit Gabo Kiadó's website.

Tom Hanks talks Inferno on Letterman

Tom Hanks visited the Late Show & gave a hilarious impression of director Ron Howard filming an intense scene from Inferno.

Tom Hanks visited the Late Show Monday night and gave a hilarious impression of director Ron Howard filming a particularly intense scene from Inferno.

"I'm such a jerk, Dave, because this would be a great moment in the movie, provided no one has seen this bit on your show," Hanks admitted to Letterman. "Rule number one is do not ridicule the movie you are in!"

To read more about it or watch it full thing, visit the Hollywood Reporter.

Production has begun on the film, Inferno!

And Ron Howard has been sharing behind the scenes glimpses from set!

Inf_FilmPro_THUMB2 Cameras are rolling in Venice, Italy today. That's because production of Inferno is officially underway. Ron Howard has been sharing behind the scenes glimpses from set. Check them out below!

The film stars an incredible cast, which includes Tom Hanks opposite Oscar nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi), Omar Sy (The Intouchables), Sidse Babett Knudsen (“Borgen”), and Ben Foster.

Director Howard said, "I'm so excited to be starting production on our third Robert Langdon film. Audiences everywhere have shown a tremendous appetite for the Robert Langdon adventures and Inferno has all of the intrigue and action they could want."

The film is slated for release on October 14, 2016.

To read more about it, click here.
To see more production photos, check out Ron Howard's Facebook page or click here for news coverage from Venice and here or here for news from Florence.

First look behind the scenes of INFERNO!

Ron Howard releases a sneak peak into the process involved in creating Inferno's opening action sequence at the Badìa Fiorentina.

infpp1_478 The third film installment in the Robert Langdon series, Inferno, will begin production in Florence at the end of April, before it moves to Instanbul and Venice in mid-May.

Ron Howard took to Facebook and posted a series of behind-the scenes photos from pre-production, which shed light on the process involved in creating the opening action sequence. "The foam-core models depict the spire of Badìa Fiorentina, which has historical ties to Dante Alighieri and plays host to a mysterious figure at the beginning of Brown’s novel."

To read more about it, click here.
To follow Ron Howard on Facebook, click here.

Ben Foster has joined the cast of INFERNO!

The star of Lone Survivor and The Messenger will join Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Ron Howard's upcoming adaptation of INFERNO!

Following last month's initial casting announcement, Columbia Pictures has shared the phenomenal news that Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, 3:10 to Yuma) will join Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in Ron Howard's upcoming adaptation of INFERNO!

The film is slated for release on October 14, 2016 and will begin principal photography at the end of April. The project’s executive producers include Dan Brown, Anna Culp, Bill Connor, and David Householter.

"Coming up, Foster will be playing Lance Armstrong in Stephen Frear’s biopic Icon, starring opposite Chris Prine and Eric Bana in Craig Gillespie’s The Finest Hours and as part of the ensemble cast of Duncan Jones’ video game adaptation Warcraft." To read full coverage, visit

Cast of Inferno Announced!

Tom Hanks, Ron Howard, Sony & Columbia Pictures return with Inferno, a film adaptation of the latest Robert Langdon thriller.

DB_CastTHUMB2Sony and Columbia Pictures return with Inferno, a film adaptation of Dan Brown's latest best-selling thriller. Tom Hanks will reprise his role as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, with Ron Howard directing. Howard and Brian Grazer will also produce with their Imagine Entertainment.

2015 Oscar nominee Felicity Jones (The Theory Of Everything) will co-star as Dr. Sienna Brooks, alongside a a trio of international stars: Omar Sy (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Jurassic World) as Christoph Bruder, Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire, Life Of Pi) as The Provost, and Sidse Babett Knudsen (Borgen) as Dr. Elizabeth Sinskey.

Howard said, "For this film, I wanted Tom Hanks to be surrounded by an international cast of actors whose energy will underscore Robert Langdon's life-or-death peril, the high-stakes action he takes, and the global threat that he's trying to prevent. Felicity, Irrfan, Omar, and Sidse have all broken through with recognition here in America as well as their home countries – they are phenomenal talents and we can't wait to get started."

Doug Belgrad, president, Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group added, "We're thrilled to be making a third Robert Langdon film with Ron, Tom and Brian. Inferno will deliver all of the excitement, intrigue and international adventure that audiences expect from a film based on Dan Brown's huge selling Langdon book series. We can't wait to see this character back on the big screen."

Production begins at the end of April in Italy. The film is slated to hit theaters on October 14, 2016.

To read full coverage, visit Deadline Hollywood or The Guardian.

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Tom Hanks Talks Inferno on Letterman

Tom Hanks gets attacked by Ron Howard's Fake Drones



BBC interviews Dan

The BBC's Ros Atkins sat down with Dan to discuss music, writing, art, and inspiration.



Japanese Promotional Video for Inferno

To celebrate their book launch, Kadokawa Shoten created this video with comments from Masahiko Tsugawa, Aramata Hiroshi, & translator Echizen Satoshi Wataru.


VIDEO: Stunning new Polish trailer for Inferno

Sonia Draga has released their gorgeous new trailer for the latest Robert Langdon thriller


VIDEO: Czech Book Trailer lights up the internet

To coincide with the release of the Czech edition of Inferno, Argo released a striking trailer for the latest Robert Langdon thriller.


VIDEO: Turkish Book Trailer for Inferno

Altin Kitaplar releases the hot new teaser for the latest Robert Langdon thriller.


VIDEO: Norway's TV2 interviews Dan

"It's actually very, very moving for me. You realize that, on these very cobblestones walked Michelangelo, Dante, Machiavelli, Leonardo da Vinci...It's like living in your book for real."

VIDEO: Dan sits down with Nieuwsuur NL

Dutch news outlet Nieuwsuur interviews Dan regarding Florence, the Robert Langdon films, and Inferno!

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Angels & Demons

Uncovering evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati also uncovers a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization’s most despised enemy: the Catholic Church.
The team behind the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code returns for the highly successful Angels & Demons, based upon the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard religious expert Robert Langdon, who once again finds that forces with ancient roots are willing to stop at nothing, even murder, to advance their goals. Ron Howard again directs the film, which is produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and John Calley. The screenplay is by Akiva Goldsman and David Koepp. Featuring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas and Armin Mueller-Stall.

The DaVinci Code

It begins with a spectacular murder in the Louvre Museum. All clues point to a covert religious organization that will stop at nothing to protect a secret that threatens to overturn 2,000 years of accepted dogma.
Dan Brown's international bestseller comes alive in the film The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard with a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman. Featuring Tom Hanks as symbologist Robert Langdon and Audrey Tautou as cryptologist Sophie Neveu, this heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery takes them from France to England and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ. With first-rate performances by Sir Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina and Jean Reno, critics are calling The Da Vinci Code "involving" and "intriguing," "a first rate thriller." Also featuring Jürgen Prochnow and Paul Bettany. Produced by John Calley and Brian Grazer.
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