Dave Gibbons on HBO's Watchmen Pilot Script: "Really Refreshing and Exciting and Unexpected"

With production on Damon Lindelof's authorized adaptation "remix" of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' classic 1986 limited comic book series Watchmen from DC Comics currently underway at HBO, we're finally getting some feedback on the project – and spoiler? It's not from Moore… As he awaits his induction into the Harvey Fall of Fame during next month's Harvey […]

I've Just Read Diane Ruggiero-Wright's Script For The US Remake Of Misfits

Yesterday, we told that iZombie TV show co-creator/producer and Veronica Mars alumni Diane Ruggiero-Wright was behind the new US remake of Misfits. Today, we get a look at that first script. How does it stand up? Well the language has been toned down, the first UK series began with the memorable "I'm gonna kick you so hard […]

A New Script Titled 'Marian' Sets Out To Reinvent Robin Hood

The way of the world in Hollywood is established brands, and that means anything with a recognizable name has the potential to sell. Robin Hood is a brand now, and one that has seen its fair share of reinventions with the Russell Crowe lead prequel and the upcoming movie starring Taron Edgerton. However, The Tracking Board […]

Free Comic Book Day Shows How Grant Morrison Writes A Script – Avatarex

The Avatarex Free Comic Book Day giveaway this Saturday shows off a preview of Grant Morrison's new comic series for the publisher. But also we get to see something rarely glimpsed. A few pages of Grant Morrison's script for the series. So we have page one, drawn by Jeevan J Kang. And then the script […]

A Racial Reading Of The Riverdale TV Pilot Script

Vixen writes for Bleeding Cool, I'm pretty sure by now you've read Rich Johnston's thoughts and Joe Glass's thoughts about The CW's Riverdale script – and now you have to check out my take on the diversity aspect. Riverdale is definitely full of drama, which is perfect for The CW. One thing that is different from […]

I've Just Read The Lucifer Pilot. And It's A Cop Show With A Cute Kid.

Recently we've run pilot script reviews of Fear The Walking Dead and Scream. Getting them was hard, no one had them. But Lucifer by Californication's Tom Kapino is different, three separate people offered to send me a copy. It's been green lit, it's gone out for casting and it's available for those who want to find […]

First Look At Scream TV Pilot Script – Red Roses By Jill Blotevogel

UPDATE: Jennifer Solari, VP Program Publicity and Communications of MTV gets in touch to say "I see your post here with the Scream script pages up and this is property of MTV and would like you to take this down asap." We have chosen to remove the script excerpts, summarising the salient points. The original […]

Details From The Robocop Remake Script May Deflate Your Excitement

I should imagine it could go without saying that an early look at a film's screenplay can't be taken as a clear indication of what a finished film is going to be like. Not with a high degree of definite certainty, anyway. A script is a step in the process and the film has yet […]

The Avengers Is As Long As A Piece Of String

There's an interview with The Avengers' special effects contributor Chris Wells doing the rounds in which he says just what you'd expect him to: It's a really great film, it's his favourite Superhero film (that he has worked on), the characters are true to the comics, the scale is huge and the payoff matches the […]

Friday Runaround – From Japan To India To The South China Sea

FluWatch: Bleeauurghhh. HackWatch: Those pirated Marvel digital comics? Yup, it was an open door someone had left, in the company's internet security. Now they'll have to go back to scanning in the comics as they come in on a Tuesday… and getting the lettering correct. IndiaWatch: The second annual Indian Comic Con has begun, in […]

Saturday Trending Topics: Bane Says

Like just about everybody, I'm a little skeptical that this script snippet is legit. Still, it does make for interesting speculation.  Did you understand Bane?  And nothing to do with nothing, but I just realized that two of today's trends have their roots in (roughly) 20-year-old DC Comics stories. Most-Read Comic Stories Today: Whatever Happened […]