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The Black Tapes: NBC Developing Supernatural Podcast for Series

With the success of Amazon's Homecoming fueling interest in adaptations of serialized fictional podcasts and Facebook Watch set to adapt popular podcast Limetown (with Jessica Biel and Stanley Tucci) comes word that NBC is developing a series based on supernatural drama podcast The Black Tapes. The project is written and executive produced by Matthew Arnold (Emerald […]

Snowpiercer Showrunner Josh Friedman Drops Out of Project

Snowpiercer showrunner Josh Friedman is getting off at the next station. Variety reported exclusively that Friedman and TNT have parted ways from the series, with sources close to the situation citing "creative differences" as the cause for the split. Friedman wrote the pilot script and served as an executive producer on the project, which was filmed […]

Goodbye Yellowbrick Road: NBC Cancels 'Emerald City'

Looks like the small screen adventures in Oz have come to an end; NBC has canceled freshmen series Emerald City according to TVline. The seires, which launched in January, started out with a 4.5 million / 1.0 demo rating but dropped to a 2.9mill/0.7 which aren't the numbers needed at NBC to keep a show […]

The Open Space Of Grass Kings With Matt Kindt And Tyler Jenkins At #C2Ccon2017

All Coast-To-Coast Comic-Con participating retailers, received the below map, to promote the new Boom! comic from Matt Kindt and Tyler Jenkins, Grass Kings. Which seems to have gone down well. Just checked our mail. Looky what @boomstudios sent us! #grasskings @C2CComicCon exclusive. Thanks @rossrichie @FilipSablik pic.twitter.com/7b9RvGHYBn — Commander Jen King (@commanderking) March 4, 2017 Out this Wednesday, […]

Jim Lee Says Returns On DC Rebirth "Less Than Expected" #C2Ccon2017

The word from retailer sources, distribution sources and, well Marvel Comics SVP Sales David Gabriel, was that DC Comics Rebirth returns were higher than expected, much higher than DC New 52, and as a result comic book stores suffered greater cashflow issues as a result – with Gabriel pointing towards that issue as causing problems for retailers […]

Looks Like Scott Koblish Will Be On Deadpool For The Immediate Decade #C2Ccon2017

At Coast-To-Coast Comic-Con, Scott Koblish is talking Spider-Man/Deadpool, working on finishing issue 16 right now. And he does love his lot on the character. He's basically staying on Deadpool. Finished Deadpool 2099. And now more Deadpool. He's very happy that the character caught on, it wasn't that long ago working on the character when no one […]

What Happens To The Thunderbolts During Secret Empire? Jim Zub Talks #C2Ccon2017

At Coast-To-Coast Comic-Con, Jim Zub is talking Glitterbomb, Dungeons & Dragons, Thunderbolts, Monsters Unleashed and more. Busy boy. And now he'll be writing Uncanny Avengers from June, drawn by at the Kim Jacinto, with Rogue, Quicksilver, Doctor Voodoo, Synapse, Human Torch. It launches with two issues of Secret Empire crossover and then new cast members to follow […]

X-O Manowar #1 Will Be Told In Hypercompressed Storytelling #C2Ccon2017

At Coast-To-Coast Comic-Con, Valiant are dropping Aric onto a primitive alien world for X-O Manowar #1 – without any continuity needed. We had decompressed comics. We once had compressed comics. Well, writer Matt Kindt has already written the first 13 scripts for X-O Manowar, in what they call "hypercompressed" storytelling. They also want to talk […]

Angel Will Revisit "Old Friends" In Season Eleven Comics #C2Ccon2017

From Coast-To-Coast Comic-Con, Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman have been talking about their work together, and apart – and how Invisible Republic from Image Comics is on suspension until the fall, as they have been hired to work on another book which hasn't been announced yet. Though Hardman did want to push his one-shot The Belfry […]

David Mack To Join Valiant's 4001 A.D. Event

Word out of Emerald City Comicon 2016 is that artist David Mack (Fight Club 2, Daredevil) will join writer Matt Kindt (DIVINITY, Mind MGMT) and artist Clayton Crain (RAI, X-Force) for 4001 A.D. #1.  This is the first issue of Valiant's big summer event uniting Rai with the 41st century's versions of the Valiant heroes and some new ones. "David Mack […]

Vincent D'Onofrio To Play The Wizard Of Oz In NBC Miniseries Emerald City

From Law and Order: Criminal Intent's Detective Robert Goren to Film Metal Jacket to Daredevil's Kingpin Wilson Fisk, Vincent D'Onofrio is a commanding presence in both film and television. The presence will serve him well as The Great and Powerful Oz in NBC's upcoming miniseries Emerald City. According to Variety, D'Onofrio will play "the enigmatic leader […]

NBC Reworking Emerald City And Casts A New Dorothy

At SDCC last year there were buses with ads for Emerald City, a new series from NBC. But before an episode even aired, the plug was pulled by the network. But the series based on L. Frank Baum's Land of Oz book is not dead… it got a new writer / executive producer in David […]

NBC Throw Water On Plans For Emerald City

If you made it down to San Diego for this years Comic Con, you would have seen that just about any available space in the city was covered with advertising. Every bus, train and pedi-cab and a graphic on it hyping everything from Gotham to the Black List. There was one pedi-cab whose seat looked […]