dirk maggs Archives

With fans of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman continue waiting patiently for news from Netflix on a second season of the live-action adaptation, Gaiman, writer, director & co-executive producer Dirk Maggs, and Audible Inc had a pleasant surprise to help them get their Morpheus "fix." With Maggs adapting & directing, Gaiman narrating, and an original score[...]
The Sandman Gets Bollywood Audio Podcast Adaptation
Audible is producing the version of The Sandman: Act 1 that translates Dirk Maggs' first volume of the audio series into a Bollywood version As Variety reported, Maggs has had a distinguished career as a producer with BBC Radio where he elevated radio drama to the realm of what he describes as "a film in[...]
Douglas Adams' Starship Titanic BBC Adaptation Streams Free Tomorrow
And on Sunday, the BBC will be broadcasting a radio adaptation of Starship Titanic that will star yet another Python, by Michael Palin. It has been adapted by Ian Billings, produced and directed by Dirk Maggs Maggs created radio adaptations of Superman and Batman back in the nineties, the more recent Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy[...]
the sandman
With less than a month to go until Audible, Neil Gaiman, and Dirk Maggs' audio drama adaptation The Sandman: Act II premieres, listeners are getting a preview trailer for the next stage in the audio journey Behind the scenes, Maggs is back to adapt and direct; with Gaiman returning to narrate and serve as creative director[...]
Sandman Audiobook is Now Free for All US Listeners
Adapted and directed by multi-award-winner (and frequent Gaiman collaborator) Dirk Maggs, and performed by an ensemble cast with James McAvoy (It, Parts One and Two, X-Men: First Class, Split) in the title role, this first installment of a multi-part original audio series will transport you to a world that re-writes the rules of audio entertainment[...]
the sandman
Fans of The Sandman will have "Act II" of Neil Gaiman, and Dirk Maggs' audio drama adaptation to look forward to this fall, with Audible announcing on Thursday morning that The Sandman: Act II will premiere on September 22, 2021- the second of the company's three-season order Behind the scenes, Maggs will be back to[...]
15 Hours Of Celebrity Interviews For Forbidden Planet's 42nd Birthday
That includes fifty minutes of Garth Ennis and Dan Slott, an hour of Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Ross and Kevin Smith and well over that for Dirk Maggs Also including videos with Mark Millar, Alice Cooper, William Shatner, Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss, Chris Claremont, Duncan Jones, Leigh Balch, Run DMC, Gerard Way, Ben Aaronovitch, Michael Moorcock,[...]
What's On Neil Gaiman's Bookshelf? The Sandman Panel at DC Fandome
Yvette Nicole Brown has been celebrating The Sandman with Neil Gaiman, G Willow Wilson, Dirk Maggs, Michael Sheen looking at the impact of the original comic book series and its origins, its adaptations and new forms of the story in comics, audio and the new TV show. Screencap from DC Fandome. For those asking, that's The Secret[...]
The Sandman | Official Audible Trailer
With Neil Gaiman (American Gods), Dirk Maggs (Good Omens, Anansi Boys), and Audible Originals' first-ever audio production of the author's popular and highly influential The Sandman series set to premiere this Wednesday, July 15, listeners are getting a preview that introduces our ears to one of the characters that fans of the comic book have[...]
A little more than two months after it was announced Neil Gaiman (American Gods), Dirk Maggs (Good Omens, Anansi Boys), and Audible Originals were teaming up for the first-ever audio production adaptation of the author's popular and highly influential The Sandman, fans are being introduced to the all-star line-up of talent set to bring the works[...]
William Gibson’s Alien III: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Play
Alongside a full cast, Michael Biehn and Lance Henriksen reprise their iconic roles as Corporal Hicks and Bishop from the 1986 film Aliens. Father of cyberpunk William Gibson's original script for Alien III, written in 1987 as a sequel to Aliens, never made it to our screens, although it went on to achieve cult status among[...]
Dark Horse Adapts Unproduced William Gibson’s ‘Alien 3’ Script for Comic Book and Audio Drama
Turns out, that wasn't the END- as we're getting an audio drama version of Gibson's script too! William Gibson's Alien 3Photo courtesy of Dark Horse Comics Directed by Dirk Maggs, the Alien 3 audio drama will feature a new cast along with two familiar faces of Michael Biehn and Lance Henriksen returning to their roles of Hicks[...]
Now Is The Time To Listen to Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere Anywhere
But keep an eye on the calendar to avoid disappointment. Dirk Maggs is the director of the radio drama, Heather Larmour is the producer, and the star-studded cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays The Angel Islington,  Christopher Lee, James McAvoy, Richard Mayhew, David Harewood, Natalie Dormer as Door, Sophie Okonedo, Anthony Head, Johnny Vegas, Bernard Cribbins,[...]