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The Last of Us: HBO Series Adapt Taps Kantemir Balagov to Direct Pilot

The Last of Us: HBO Series Adapt Taps Kantemir Balagov to Direct Pilot

Craig Mazin (HBO’s Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann's ("The Last of Us” and “Uncharted” video game franchises) live-action HBO series adaptation of video game franchise The Last of Us has found a director for its pilot, tapping Kantemir Balagov (Beanpole, Closeness) to helm the project Originally, it was thought that Mazin and Chernobyl director Johan Renck would[...]

Essex County Series Has Bulk of the Scripts Written: Jeff Lemire

Essex County Series Has "Bulk of the Scripts Written": Jeff Lemire

In his most recent newsletter "Happy New Year- Things to Come," Lemire not only offered some promising news to Sweet Tooth fans looking forward to the Netflix adaptation but also snuck in an update on the CBC's series adaptation of his graphic novel trilogy Essex County. In October 2020, Lemire revealed that he had "been working[...]

Sweet Tooth: Jeff Lemire Confirms Series Wraps Filming 2021 Premiere

Sweet Tooth: Jeff Lemire Confirms Series Wraps Filming, 2021 Premiere

The last time we checked in with Netflix's eight-episode, live-action series adaptation of Jeff Lemire's comic book series Sweet Tooth from Team Downey's Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey, Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz, and Warner Bros TV, it was getting towards the end of 2020 and the series was currently filming in New Zealand, with Stefania[...]

Jupiters Legacy: Mark Millar Says Series Is Beautiful Television

Jupiter's Legacy: Mark Millar Says Series Is "Beautiful Television"

It's been a little more than two months since we last checked in on Jupiter's Legacy writer Mark Millar for an update on Netflix's adaptation of his and artist Frank Quitely's comic book series During our last visit, we learned that he met with the streaming service's marketing team for early looks at the teaser and[...]

Kingkiller Chronicle: Lin-Manuel Miranda Offers Series Adapt Update

Kingkiller Chronicle: Lin-Manuel Miranda Offers Series Adapt Update

New project ideas from Lin-Manuel Miranda showed up in a recent interview for His Dark Materials on the possible TV adaptation of "Kingkiller Chronicle" book series His excitement for the adaptation recently came out in an interview for the previously-mentioned HBO series he's currently starring in The literary series, authored by Patrick Rothfuss, originally was being[...]

Bridgerton: Lady Whistledown Introduces Netflix Shondaland Adapt

Bridgerton: Lady Whistledown Introduces Netflix, Shondaland Adapt

Shondaland head Shonda Rhimes and creator/executive producer Chris Van Dusen's upcoming series adaptation of bestselling author Julia Quinn's series of books made our "The Bleeding Cool Top 30 TV Series Influencers 2020" at the end of last year as one of those series that could have a huge impact on screens this year Ten months later,[...]

Netflix Lands The Three-Body Problem Trilogy Creative Team Revealed

Netflix Lands The Three-Body Problem Trilogy; Creative Team Revealed

Author Liu Cixin's "Remembrance of Earth's Past" aka "The Three-Body Problem" trilogy (The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death's End) will be heading to Netflix, with the streaming service teaming with The Three-Body Universe and Yoozoo Group to develop an English-language series adaptation Making the announcement via social media on Tuesday morning, Peter Friedlander, Vice President, Original[...]

The Wheel of Time: Amazon Prime Video Casts 6 More in Series Adapt

The Wheel of Time: Amazon Prime Video Casts 6 More in Series Adapt

Those taking part in The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime Book Club as part of #WOTWednesday were the first ones to learn of some major casting news for Amazon Prime's fantasy series adaptation of late author Robert Jordan‘s “Wheel of Time” series of novels In the middle of a tweet discussion of Jordan's works to help[...]



Foundation: Lee Pace Jared Harris to Star in Apple TV+ Isaac Asimov Series Adapt

"Foundation": Lee Pace, Jared Harris to Star in Apple TV+ Isaac Asimov Series Adapt

Fox, Warner Bros., and Sony have all attempted big screen adaptations, but found film to be too confining for the story's scope On the television front, HBO made an attempt as a series with Independence Day director Roland Emmerich and Westworld executive producer Jonathan Nolan.Foundation adds to a Skydance Televison programming slate that also includes Altered[...]


Watchmen: Ozymandias Typing Regina King Glaring Don Johnson Concerned [VIDEO]

'Watchmen': Ozymandias Typing? Regina King Glaring? Don Johnson Concerned? [VIDEO]

Starring Academy Award-winner Regina King, Don Johnson, Jeremy Irons, Jean Smart, Tim Blake Nelson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Louis Gossett Jr. [caption id="attachment_1031697" align="aligncenter" width="727"] HBO[/caption]HBO’s Watchmen includes Jeremy Irons an older Adrian Veidt, aka Ozymandias; Tim Blake Nelson as the interestingly-named Looking Glass, and Jean Smart as FBI Agent Blake. Regina King, Don Johnson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher,[...]

REPORT: Netflix Gives The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Greenlight

REPORT: Netflix Gives 'The Umbrella Academy' Season 2 Greenlight

Some good and not-too-surprising news for fans of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, the critically-acclaimed comic book series adaptation has been renewed for a second season Pop culture/entertainment website Screen Rant reports that production on a second season is expected to start in May 2019 and extend through to September 2019, with an expected early 2020[...]

American Gods Season 2: Shadow Doesnt Know What to Believe Anymore [PREVIEW]

'American Gods' Season 2: Shadow Doesn't Know What to "Believe" Anymore [PREVIEW]

In the following preview for the Neil Gaiman adaptation, Shadow (Ricky Whittle) finds himself on a road trip to recruit more Old Gods for a throwdown with the New Gods When you consider that his roadtrip includes his living dead wife Laura (Emily Browning), pissy leprechaun Mad Sweeney (Pablo Schreiber), and "Odin-Takes-The Wheel" himself, Mr[...]


The Outsider: HBOs Stephen King Adapt Taps Andrew Bernstein as Director EP

'The Outsider': HBO's Stephen King Adapt Taps Andrew Bernstein as Director, EP

As the "Stephen King-ification" of the world rolls along, HBO's series adaptation of the author's bestselling supernatural novel The Outsider just boosted it's directorial "street cred." Andrew Bernstein (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Umbrella Academy) is on board to direct several episodes (along with executive producer Jason Bateman) and serve as executive producer With Ben Mendelsohn set[...]


The Walking Deads Wheres Waldo Spoof a Bit More Disturbing Than We Expected

The Walking Dead's "Where's Waldo" Spoof a Bit More Disturbing Than We Expected

By the time the mid-season finale of AMC The Walking Dead "Evolution" rolled its credits, our survivors had learned a very tragic and devastating truth–they're now facing an enemy unlike any they've ever faced before: The Whisperers, with leader Alpha (Samantha Morton), second-in-command Beta (Ryan Hurst), and Alpha's teenage daughter Lydia  (Cassady McClincy) claiming their first victim, Jesus (Tom […]

The Walking Dead Season 10: Danai Gurira Leaving Joining Rick Grimes Films (REPORT)

'The Walking Dead' Season 10: Danai Gurira Leaving; Joining Rick Grimes Films? (REPORT)

The 10th season of AMC's The Walking Dead will see a lot less Michonne, with reports that Danai Gurira (Black Panther) will depart the series. The Hollywood Reporter reported exclusively from sources that the actress/writer/playwright has signed a deal to turn to the recently renewed series, but in a limited capacity: the episodes Gurira does […]