Posts tagged with "The Sandman"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Quits Sandman Movie

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Quits Sandman Movie
Seems that Newline’s announcement earlier that The Sandman movie has a new writer was symptomatic of larger changes happening on the Neil Gaiman adaptation. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who was set to direct the film, has suddenly announced via Facebook that he’s quit the project creative differences. “So, as you might know if you like to follow these sorts of things, a while back, David Goyer and I made a producing deal with Warner Brothers to develop... 

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Sandman Movie Has A New Writer

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Sandman Movie Has A New Writer
The Joseph Gordon-Levitt-directed adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman comics for New Line has a landed new writer with a lot of horror movies on his CV working. Eric Heisserer has worked on the remakes of A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Thing, as well Final Destination 5 and the upcoming The Conjuring 2 and Lights Out. He also provided the script for The Story Of Your Life, the sequel to Sicario. As well as directing, Joseph Gordon-Levitt... 

Board Gaiman: Own Your Own Sandman Chess Set

Board Gaiman: Own Your Own Sandman Chess Set
After some time in the making, DC Collectibles has released the perfect game for Gaimanites. Feast your eyes on Death, Dream, Destiny et al in all their glory in this stunning Sandman chess set. Crafted by expert figurine sculptor Paul Harding with designs by Kevin Nowlan, the gorgeous, intricate pieces are made from cold-cast porcelain, set on a black and white wooden game board. Check out the beautiful close-ups on Harding’s blog here. Naturally,... 

Dance Your Cares Away: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Starring in a Fraggle Rock Movie

Dance Your Cares Away: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Starring in a Fraggle Rock Movie
Music is set to be playing down in Fraggle Rock once again in a new feature film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Variety has revealed. The movie is being developed by New Regency, with Gordon-Levitt also serving as its producer. First broadcast in 1983, Fraggle Rock was created by Jim Henson and produced by HBO, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Henson Associates and UK company Television South. The original series ran for five seasons, with some... 

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing

That Sandman Movie is Still Happening, and Joseph Gordon Levitt May Be Directing
Remember that Sandman adaptation that Warner Bros were supposed to be working on way back when? Well, if you were beginning to think that the movie you Desire was just the pipe Dream of filmmakers trapped in a Delirium, then Despair no more, for it seems its Destiny is neither development hell nor ultimate Death and Destruction, but in fact, it’s well on its way to getting made! Recent comments from those on board not only suggest that... 

Sleepy Hollow Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Sleepy Hollow Panel at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
Since first airing in September 2013, Fox‘s apocalyptic fantasy series Sleepy Hollow has met with huge success both domestically and in the UK. In the US, its first episode was the network’s highest rated Fall drama premiere since 2006, and the show was commissioned for a second season incredibly quickly, after just three episodes had been broadcast. At this Spring’s MCM Birmingham Comic Con, stars of the show Nicole Beharie (Lt.... 

The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Portsmouth Names Bus Lane After Neil Gaiman Novel

The Ocean at the End of the Lane – Portsmouth Names Bus Lane After Neil Gaiman Novel
Portsmouth City Council has today named a local bus lane after The Ocean at the End of the Lane, the latest book by novelist, comics-writer, scriptwriter, Doctor Who-contributor and all-round cult hero Neil Gaiman. Earlier this afternoon, a naming ceremony was attended by the writer, along with Portsmouth’s Lord Mayor, at the previously unnamed street in Southsea. Gaiman’s newest novel is set in a semi-fictionalised version of the area... 

The Sandman Overture – More Artwork Revealed

The Sandman Overture – More Artwork Revealed
A little over two weeks ago, the first cover art was revealed for Neil Gaiman‘s Sandman prequel series, drawn by J. H. Williams III. This week sees the reveal of the comic’s first page, also drawn by Williams, along with an alternative, darker cover design by original Sandman cover artist, Dave McKean. Said Sandman writer Neil Gaiman of McKean’s artwork:  “There is something special about Dave McKean that makes it feel... 

DC’s Vertigo Makes a Comeback – Six New Series to be Released

DC’s Vertigo Makes a Comeback – Six New Series to be Released
Vertigo Comics, the mature imprint of DC Entertainment, has traditionally occupied a fairly niche space in the comic-book world, acting as something of a poor relative to the company’s more familiar superhero fare. Yet, in recent years, DC has opted to overhaul its primary output – including iconic characters such as Superman – in order to focus more attention on this smaller imprint. Vertigo‘s back catalogue consists mainly... 

Man of Steel Soundtrack Review

Man of Steel Soundtrack Review
Pay attention: you are destined to become familiar with each of the overarching and bombastic tracks comprising Hans Zimmer‘s score for Man of Steel in future car adverts. Filled with a sense of self-reverie, the 24 track Deluxe Edition soundtrack album to Zack Snyder‘s upcoming movie, released in cinemas this week, begins with the slow brooding of Look to the Stars and culminates with the building crescendo of Arcade. Peppered throughout... 
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