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Hopefully, fans of David Cronenberg's 1981 horror cult classic Scanners are in the mood for a series take on the film Because that's exactly what HBO has in development, with Emmy Award-winning writer William Bridges (co-writer, Black Mirror "USS Callister") set to pen the series and serve as showrunner In addition, Yann Demange (pilot, Lovecraft Country)[...]
Will New David Cronenberg TV Series Lead Us Towards Dimension C-137's Fate?
Diana Piruzevska Filmmaker David Cronenberg, the creative mind behind such diverse films as Scanners, Dead Ringers, and A History of Violence, announced at this year's Venice Film Festival that he is in the early stages of developing a series for television Though he was unable to discuss any of the series' specifics (stating he "can't talk[...]
Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static! can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: The Eddie Capra Mysteries – Intro ( As I've mantra'd for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on[...]
David Cronenberg's 'Scanners' Being Developed For TV
In what has been described as a competitive situation that I hope didn't involve any righteous migraines or exploding skulls, David Cronenberg's cult classic 1981 science fiction thriller Scanners is being developed as a television series. Once the dust settled from a bidding war involving a number of film and television studios like Lionsgate, Skydance and[...]
Valiant Effort – Like This? You'll Like That: Harbinger and Bloodshot Edition
Characters like Wolverine, Kitty Pryde, and Deadpool currently have fan favorite status with multiple series and beloved story arcs.  The X-Men have been arguably the favorite super team across all of comics, spawning 108 comic series, 6 movies, 4 television shows, and a huge slate of video game appearances.  The world of Harbinger and X-Men share more[...]