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“Snow Crash”: HBO Max to Adapt Neal Stephenson’s Seminal Cyberpunk Novel

"Snow Crash": Neal Stephenson's Seminal Cyberpunk Novel Set for HBO Max Adapt Series

HBO Max announced this week that they would be producing a TV series from Neal Stephenson's dystopian gonzo Cyberpunk novel Snow Crash. The story features Hiro Protagonist, a hacker and pizza delivery guy for the mafia. Hiro takes the role of cyberpunk street samurai very seriously. In cyberspace, he's a godlike superhero. He befriends Y.T., […]

Heathers: Paramount Network Pulled Sunday Eps in Light of Pittsburgh Shooting

Paramount Network's behind-the-scenes journey to get – and keep – Heathers on the air could be the basis for its own series – with the next chapter written this past weekend when the network pulled Sunday's two episodes following the Saturday synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. Though Saturday's episodes aired as scheduled, […]

Netflix, '13 Reasons Why' Cast Still Renegotiating Contracts for Season 3

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during a recent annual shareholder meeting, "It (13 Reasons Why) is controversial. But nobody has to watch it." Now comes word that there's one reason why fans of the popular drama series might not get "to watch it" – and it has nothing to do with controversy. With the first season 3 table […]

Did Bryan Fuller Exit American Gods for Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles?

Fans of Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles were excited when the author announced in 2016 that she had reclaimed the rights to her novels, writing on her Facebook page at the time, "A television series of the highest quality is now my dream for Lestat, Louis, Armand, Marius, and the entire tribe." With Rice's son, novelist and columnist Christopher Rice, […]

Paramount TV, Anonymous Bringing Epic Novel 'Shantaram' to Series

After an extended bidding war for adaptation rights, Anonymous Content and Paramount TV are set to bring Gregory David Roberts's sprawling 2004 novel Shantaram to series television. Anonymous Content's Nicole Clemens and Steve Golin are set to executive produce alongside Andrea Barron; with the deal also including series adaptation rights to Robert's sequel novel The Mountain Shadow. In […]