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Around The World In 80 Days Season 2 Adapt Another Jules Verne?
Spoilers for those who have not yet watched the conclusion ahead. A sequel might seem tricky as the series is based on the Jules Verne book and the TV series concludes in a similar fashion to the book, albeit with some notable and satisfactory changes. Around The World In 80 Days screencap Starring David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma, and[...]
Around the World in 80 Days: David Tennant in New TV Adaptation
Around the World in 80 Days, the classic Jules Verne travel fantasy novel from the late 1800s is getting a new BBC and PBS adaptation starring David Tennant, Ibrahim Koma, and Leonie Benesch The series will premiere on the BBC in the UK on December 26th and January 2nd on PBS in the US. "Around the[...]
Nautilus: Shazad Latif to Play Flawed Captain Nemo in Disney+ Series
Michael Matthews will direct this so-called "untold origin" story inspired by Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. It's really a reboot and rewrite of Captain Nemo's story, and not for the better In Verne's original book, Nemo, formerly the Sikh Prince Dakkar, built the Nautilus himself and took to the seas to become a legendary[...]
Nautilus: Disney+ Orders Prequel to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Disney+ has greenlit Nautilus, a prequel TV series to Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea The 10-part series will tell the origin story of Captain Nemo and his legendary submarine The Nautilus because prequels and origin stories are all the rage at Disney+ these days We can probably trust that Captain Nemo won't be[...]
David Hine, Brian Haberlin Create Jules Verne’s Lighthouse From Image
Creative team behind The Marked and Sonata, David Hine and Brian Haberlin, are back again this April with artist Geirrod Van Dyke and an all-new comic book from Image Comics/Shadowline, Jules Verne's Lighthouse. Set on the high seas of space, and based upon the work of master storyteller Jules Verne, this five-issue science fiction miniseries will[...]
With production back underway after a COVID-related pause to production, David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) offered viewers an update on the upcoming adaptation of Jules Verne's classic Around the World in 80 Days Accepting the Digital Spy Reader Awards 2020 award for "Best Actor (Male)" for his portrayal of real-life serial killer Dennis Nilsen in ITV's[...]
The First Manned Space Mission on America's Newsstands
Lakeside Library Vol 3 #66, published by Donnelley, Loyd & Co in 1880, appears to be the first periodical on the national American newsstand to feature a manned space mission — illustrated and in detail.  The quarto-sized illustrated story paper serialized Jules Verne's Round the Moon, the 1870 sequel to the 1865 touchstone From the[...]
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi's Past and Future
Without Jules Verne and H.G Wells there wouldn't have been Ray Bradbury or Robert A Heinlein, and without them, there wouldn't be Lucas, Spielberg, Ridley Scott or me As a filmmaker who specializes in science fiction, I'm interested in exploring the struggles and the triumphs that brought these incredible stories to life and seeing how[...]