Posts tagged with "Alan Moore"

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK
Described by co-curator Paul Gravett as “a landmark for comics in the UK”, The British Library‘s current exhibition – Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK – is the largest and most ambitious undertaking of its kind ever to be held in this country. Thanks in part to an ongoing explosion of comic-book movie adaptations, along with the DIY possibilities opened up by the internet, the popularity of the comic as a medium... 

Alternative Watchmen Ending – Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver

Alternative Watchmen Ending – Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver
Following criticisms by Joel Silver that his Watchmen film was “too much of a slave to the material” as compared with Terry Gilliam’s unmade version, Zack Snyder has defended his directorial choices, saying that he adapted Watchmen himself in order to “save it from the Terry Gilliams of this world”. Silver, whose producing credits include Die Hard, Predator and Sherlock Holmes, was once attached to work on a very different... 

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine

Welsh actor to lead NBC Pilot Constantine
Deadline recently revealed that welsh actor Matt Ryan has landed the lead role of John Constantine in NBC’s pilot on the DC comic series Constantine for Warner Bros TV. Ryan, born in Swansea, has notably appeared in Layer Cake and more recently did voice work for the video game Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The character of John Constantine is described as, “An occult detective and professional sorcerer from Liverpool, England. His... 

A ‘Twisted’ Chat with Neil Gibson

A ‘Twisted’ Chat with Neil Gibson
A couple of years ago, I stumbled across a stall that had a huge and beautifully grim looking banner reading ‘Twisted Dark’. Intrigued, I picked up a copy, and have been hooked ever since. The fantastically dark interconnected stories grabbed at my imagination and pulled me in with their unexpected twists and turns. Since then Neil Gibson (the creator and writer) and the team at T Publications have continued the Twisted series, with a further... 

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – New TV Pilot

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – New TV Pilot
A pilot for a new TV adaptation of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is being made for 20th Television, Fox‘s US television production company. Michael Green (Heroes, Green Lantern, Kings, Smallville) will act as writer and executive producer on the pilot. Should a full series be made, he’ll become the showrunner. Erwin Stoff (The Matrix, Kings) will also be executive producing. However, neither Alan Moore nor Kevin O’Neill... 

Alan Moore to follow up Neonomicon with Providence

Alan Moore to follow up Neonomicon with Providence
At this past weekend’s N.I.C.E (Northampton International Comic Expo), the legend that is Alan Moore announced that he will be returning to the world of HP Lovecraft with his new comic book, Providence, a follow-up to Neonomicon where Moore explores the inspiration behind the Lovecraftion mythos. Set in 1919 and starring HP Lovecraft himself, the comic will delve into the scenarios and situations that led Lovecraft to become the writer that... 
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