As cable networks and streaming services continue dealing with a heavy dose of Game of Thrones envy, Apple is looking to legendary author Isaac Asimov for their answer. In what is being described as a "competitive situation," Apple has secured the rights to bring the writer's original seminal science fiction novel trilogy Foundation to television as […]
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 […]
On Friday, website Buzzfeed published a report detailing sexual harassment allegations against longtime DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza. Though allegations against Berganza have been reported before by Bleeding Cool and others, the Buzzfeed report comes amidst a sweeping tidal wave of sexual harassment and assault allegations against powerful men across the entertainment industry and politics — one […]
Skydance Television is close to finalizing a deal for David Goyer (The Dark Knight, Krypton) and Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) to adapt Isaac Asmiov's Foundation series for television. Serving as the television arm of the same production company behind such films as World War Z and the recent Star Trek movies, Skydance […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bong Joon Ho's Snowpiercer has been optioned to become a television series by Marty Adelstein's Tomorrow Studios. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles vet Josh Friedman will write the pilot script. "We are very excited to be working with Josh on this incredible story," Adelstein said. "As such a prolific and […]
Yesterday, James Cameron appeared at the LA Times Hero Complex festival. Today, various blogs have parcelled out his comments into as many stories as they can manage. But here's a dump of the interesting things, all in one place. Cameron says he wouldn't convert Terminator to 3D as it would need too much work updating […]
Production will start next year on what is bound to be a massively ambitious three-film project.
Though her credit on the film doesn't make it entirely clear, Avatar featured some screenplay work by Laeta Kalogridis alongside that of writer-director James Cameron.
Shares some of its producers with the sublime TV pilot. Why hasn't anybody leaked that yet?
There are two interesting things to take away from Deadline's story on the possibility of the Locke & Key TV show coming to MTV. That there's an incredibly slender possibility of this happening. That there's enough interest in the show that even such a ridiculously tiny glimmer of hope has become a headline story. Here's […]
I recommend you milk this trailer for the Locke & Key TV show for every drop of enjoyment you can because it's pretty unlikely you'll ever see another frame. And I can't even start to tell you how unfair that is. I was lucky enough to be in the audience at Comic-Con when the pilot […]
A week or so ago, Joe Hill announced via Twitter that the pilot for the Locke & Key TV show might get one public airing after all: Had word yesterday we'll probably be able to show the Locke & Key pilot at SDCC. It's not certain – things could change – but seems likely. This […]
It's the time of year when the Network Execs sit in and watch their pile of pilots, in order to decide which they'll show the green light, and which will get the finger. We've been following some of these shows keenly, as they've progressed from rumour to commission to production and beyond, and we've been […]
Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez' comic book Locke & Key is, all things being well, headed to TV in the autumn. The pilot episode was written by Josh Friedman, creator of The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and directed by Mark Romanek, the man responsible for Bleeding Cool's preferred film of 2010, Never Let Me Go, and […]
As Mark Romanek and crew draw closer to production on the pilot episode of Locke and Key, adapted from the Joe Hill comics by Josh Friedman, more casting is snapping into place. The latest addition is young Irish actress Sarah Bolger, previously of the not-entirely-dissimilar Spiderwick Chronicles. Both Spiderwick and Locke feature a single mother and […]