prequel Archives

'Better Call Saul': Giancarlo Esposito Sees Season 6 as 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff's End
While fans of Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould's Breaking Bad prequel/sequel/parallel series Better Call Saul are looking at a slightly longer wait for the show's upcoming fifth season, it may turn out to be a blessing in disguise if Giancarlo Esposito (Gus Fring, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) recent comments about the show's future are true[...]
New 'Stranger Things' Prequel Novel Reveals Jim Hopper's NYC Days
Netflix and Penguin Random House/Del Rey are set to release new prequel novel Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town by Adam Christopher on June 4, 2019–a month before Stranger Things 3 debuts on the streaming service on July 4. While the novel begins just before the events of Stranger Things, the focus of the novel[...]
Sopranos
Looks like you're not the only one thinking about the past, with series creator David Chase moving ahead with series prequel film The Many Saints of Newark. HBO Co-writing with series alum Lawrence Konner through New Line and Warner Bros., Chase has series director Alan Taylor helming the feature with Alessandro Nivola on board as Christopher's (Michael Imperioli) father/mob soldier Dickie[...]
Pennyworth: Line of Duty's Polly Walker Joins Epix Batman Prequel Series
Polly Walker (Line of Duty, The Mentalist) is joining Epix's Batman prequel series Pennyworth in a very interesting recurring role Walker joins Jack Bannon (Alfred) and Ben Aldridge (Thomas Wayne) in the 10-episode, one-hour drama from executive producer/writer Bruno Heller (Gotham, The Mentalist), executive producer/director Danny Cannon (Gotham), and Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Sister of Lord Harwood's partner-in-crime Bet Sykes (UK pop star Paloma Faith), Walker's Peggy Sykes is[...]
Fox Interested in '24' Prequel Series with Young Jack Bauer
Deadline Hollywood is reporting that former 24 executive showrunner Howard Gordon and co-creators Joel Surnow and Bob Cochran have written a prequel to the original 2001 series Now in active development at 20th TV and Imagine TV, the series would tell the backstory of Sutherland's CTU agent Jack Bauer, who was the lead character over the course[...]
Mortal Instruments' Steampunk Prequel In Development…Too Soon?
Jessy Williams writes for Bleeding Cool The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones hasn't even been released yet and, according to THR there are already early plans for a prequel film, The Infernal Devices. It will be based on the best-selling book series written by Cassandra Clare, another set of stories aimed at a teenage girl audience[...]
A Prequel To Dredd 3D – In Comic Form
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Darick Robertson Writes And Draws "Before The Boys"
It's a prequel, so it'll be honoring what Garth's done without any conflict. JW: Is this your first writing gig? DR: No, I wrote Conan: Weight of the Crown, and a three part Conan thing for Dark Horse Presents last year, a little over a year ago I did a couple of Marvel stories My very first[...]
Ridley Scott Has Signed On To Direct New Blade Runner Entry
A certain director you may have heard of called Ridley Scott has just announced that he's signed on to direct the next entry in the Blade Runner series, though it's still uncertain if it's a prequel or a sequel Scott is currently completing production on another return to his roots with Prometheus, a sci-fi thriller[...]