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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder: BBC Three Adapting Book Series — Holly Jackson (@HoJay92) June 19, 2023 About the adaptation of A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, Jackson said, "I am so unbelievably excited that Emma is our Pip She is phenomenal, and this role was truly always meant to be hers And we found our perfect Ravi in Zain I can't wait for us all[...]
The City We Became: N.K. Jemisin Novel Set For Series Adaptation
A unique world awaits creators and developers as this follows the adaptation path. Photo Source: N.K Jemisin website. Five New Yorkers must come together to defend their city from an ancient evil Every great city has a soul Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children New York City? She's[...]
The Deep: Nick Cutter Novel Set For Amazon Series Adaptation
Nick Cutter, a popular Canadian author also known by the name Craig Davidson, has his novel The Deep set for series adaptation over at Amazon The announcement includes a look at who else will be involved in the project, stemming from C Henry Chaisson, Carlton Cuse, and Fabel Entertainment. Credit: Simon & Schuster The Deep was published in[...]
All Quiet On The Western Front Teaser "Death Is Not An Adventure"
Netflix has released a teaser for their upcoming adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, based on the novel of the same title by Erich Maria Remarque, published back in 1929 The original German title of the novel, Im Westen nichts Neues, relies on Remarque's own personal experiences with his time in World War I and[...]
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[...]
Jeff Lemire's Sweet Tooth is coming to Netflix.
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[...]
Jupiter's Legacy (Image: Netflix)
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[...]
Lin-Manuel Miranda Looks To Adapt The Kingkiller Chronicles For TV
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[...]
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 will adapt "The Three-Body Problem" trilogy (Image: Netflix)
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 new additions to The Wheel of Time (Image: Amazon Prime Video)
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[...]
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]
Starring Academy Award-winner Regina King, Don Johnson, Jeremy Irons, Jean Smart, Tim Blake Nelson, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Louis Gossett Jr. HBO 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, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan[...]