adaptation Archives

Eragon: Disney+ Adapting Christopher Paolini Book Series For TV
The eventual series will likely fit the story of Eragon in a better way than the adaptation of the past, but we'll have to wait and see. On Paolini's site, the book series overview offers those new to the franchise a better sense of what they can expect: "The Inheritance Cycle is the unforgettable, worldwide bestselling saga[...]
Monster High: The Movie "Three Of Us" Song Debut
Look alive, ghouls! Monster High, the fashion doll line turned animated series, is not only getting a live-action movie on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, but another song from the live-action movie musical just dropped, complete with a sneak peek at the musical sequence as it appears in the film. Image: Paramount+ The first official live-action adaptation (despite the[...]
Alan Wake: AMC Networks Developing Video Game Series Adapt
Nothing more to share at the moment, but we will certainly let you know when there is something to announce." Alan Wake was discussed back in 2018 as a possible series, but now it's becoming a reality with AMC buying the rights to move forward with this adaptation A lot of video game adaptations are going[...]
Stephen King's Billy Summers Bad Robot Adaptation In The Works
Billy Summers is being introduced as a limited series by JJ Abrams' production company Bad Robot, which has had experience with past King adaptations such as Lisey's Story, Castle Rock, and 11.22.63. Source: Stephen King official website/Screencap With the names attached to this project, it makes sense that any period of it being shopped to streamers and[...]
The Axis Of Time: John Birmingham Alt-History Novels Set for TV Adapt
. Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation The story that involves the celebration and inevitable consequences of time travel mixed with historic events makes this a unique adaptation going forward About working with Sparke on adapting Axis of Time for television, Birmingham has said, "I am stoked to see Luke and his crew turn this favorite, much-loved story into something[...]
The Changeling: Apple TV+ Confirms Series & LaKeith Stanfield Casting
Apple TV+ has announced that the work on the series adaptation of the Victor LaValle novel, The Changeling, will be going forward and they already have their lead actor cast The streaming service's The Changeling is a new drama series based on the acclaimed best-selling book of the same name by LaValle, with LaKeith Stanfield (Atlanta, Judas[...]
Squad: Lionsgate TV Set To Adapt The LGBTQ YA Horror Graphic Novel
The upcoming YA horror graphic novel Squad by Lisa Sterle and Maggie Tokuda-Hall has been given the coveted TV adaptation greenlight ahead of its' October 5thhardcover & paperback release later this year Stemming from Greenwillow Books, Squad is an LGBTQ-themed horror YA graphic novel involving the story queer characters of color involving tones reminiscent of titles like[...]
The Mysterious Benedict Society Is Disney’s Best Series Yet: Review
Its' adaptation is being accepted and loved by fans of the original written word I found something compelling right from the very beginning A lot could be considered in what kept my attention, from the excellent aesthetic and image the creators gave to each scene and costume, to the personality evident in the quick and[...]
Panic: Amazon's YA Series Adaptation Premiering Memorial Day Weekend
A thrilling new series, developed from the adaptation of a YA novel, is headed to Amazon Prime Video next month This will be the adaptation of the young adult novel Panic by Lauren Oliver The setting has a familiar, almost Hunger Games style, as some small-town Texas teens compete in their senior year for a chance at[...]
Images: HBO/Disney
Only hours after it was announced Game of Thrones star Bella Ramsey had been tapped to play Ellie, Deadline Hollywood is reporting exclusively that The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal has been tapped to lead Craig Mazin (HBO's Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann's ("The Last of Us" video game franchises) live-action HBO series adaptation of video game franchise[...]
The Summer I Turned Pretty: Jenny Han's YA Series Heads To Amazon
The pilot has already been written by Han herself, making everything ready to start going forward for the team behind the adaptation. The Summer I Turned Pretty will involve the story of a girl who goes by the name "Belly" and her life-long love of summertime Things get complicated as topics of love/love-triangles, female friendships, and[...]
'In With The Devil' Gets An Apple TV+ Adaptation With Taron Edgerton
The adaptation of this book will include a favorite name in the film, Taron Edgerton, who received recent critical praise for lead acting work in Rocketman and recently connected to similar television projects such as The Sandman. In with the Devil involves the true story of a college football hopeful who makes decisions that lead him to a[...]
The Last of Us is coming to HBO (Image: WarnerMedia)
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
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[...]