Following on the heels of Batman: Year One, one of the iconic graphic novels in the entire Batman library and all of comic books is getting the animated treatment.
With the exception of Batman, writer Mark Millar says that the DC gallery of heroes is not suited to the silver screen.
Posting on his blog in the wake of Green Lantern’s disappointing performance at the box office, the comic writer described “non-Batman” DC heroes as “too outrageous” for the format.
Looking for a new franchise after the Twilight saga is done, Summit is looking to another best-selling young adult novel to pick up the torch. This time it’s the best-selling novel Divergent from 22-year-old author Veronica Roth.
The dysptopian novel has been compared to The Hunger Games since it hit the New York Times best-seller list on its debut. Summit picked up the movie rights and has tapped Evan Daugherty to draft a screenplay.
Based on a comic book series by best-selling author Whitley Streiber, The Nye Incidents is headed to the silver screen.
Streiber is best known as the author of Communion, which talks about the author’s experiences with alien abduction.
MGM and Screen Gems are moving forward with their reboot of Carrie Promising a new version that is closer to the original tone and feel of Stephen King’s first novel, the studios have hired writer to Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to pen the script. That news prompted EW to contact King about the reboot and get his [...]
Director Matt Reeves is returning to the world of the undead. The director behind last year’s Let Me In will direct the big-screen adaptation of The Passage. Based on the best-selling novel by Justin Cronin, the story finds a group of scientists thinking they’ve found the cure for cancer but instead unleashing the vampire apocalypse. [...]
Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles has been optioned by Paramount for a big-screen treatment. According to the Hollywood Reporter, John Davis will produce the adaptation. Davis has previously worked on Predator and I, Robot. This won’t be the first time the novel has been adapted. A television series was made in 1980 and director Steven [...]
A few weeks ago, we brought you a story that Australian actress Robin McLeavy was in the running to play Mary Todd Lincoln in the upcoming big-screen version of Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.
The bad news is that McLeavy didn’t get that part.