Posts tagged with "Deadline"

C’mon, grab your friends: Cartoon Network announces Adventure Time movie

C’mon, grab your friends: Cartoon Network announces Adventure Time movie
One of the most popular shows of recent years for Cartoon Network, Adventure Time is being adapted and developed by Warner Bros. and Frederator Studios for an animated cinematic feature, as announced by Deadline. The TV series centers around Finn the Human (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend, Jake the Dog, (John DiMaggio) as they discover new mysteries and adventure in the Land of Ooo. Initially created as an original animation short... 

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... 

One Giant Leap – Moon Landing Miniseries Coming to TNT

One Giant Leap – Moon Landing Miniseries Coming to TNT
A new drama miniseries recounting the story of the first moon landing is currently in development at TNT, Deadline has revealed. Titled One Giant Leap, the upcoming show is being adapted from a book by journalist Leon Wagener about Neil Armstrong and his historic journey. No news has yet emerged regarding broadcast dates or casting for the series: what we do know, however, is that the scripts are being written by award-winning writer/director Al... 

TV Adaptations of Shutter Island, Minority Report and The Devil’s Advocate in the Works

TV Adaptations of Shutter Island, Minority Report and The Devil’s Advocate in the Works
Following the success of the recent television adaptation of the Coen Brothers’ crime thriller Fargo, it’s been announced that three more feature films will be getting the TV treatment. Late last week, NBC announced plans for an adaptation of The Devil’s Advocate, while Amblin Entertainment revealed that it was working on a serialised version of Minority Report. Not to be outdone, HBO has more recently staked its claim to 2010’s... 

“I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse” – BBC3 Orders New Horror Game Show

“I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse” – BBC3 Orders New Horror Game Show
Fancy your chances fighting off zombies in a supermarket? Think you’re prepared for a zombie apocalypse? Designed to test contestants’ ability to cope with an undead rising, a brand new game show, I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse, has recently been ordered to series by BBC Three. Created in association with Ripper Street and Peaky Blinders production company Tiger Aspect, I Survived a Zombie Apocalypse will incorporate horror movie... 

J.K. Rowling Publishes History of the Quidditch World Cup, Part 1 Online

J.K. Rowling Publishes History of the Quidditch World Cup, Part 1 Online
Having now finished writing The History of the Quidditch World Cup, J.K. Rowling has today published the first half of the book online for free. The second half will also be made available next week. The new content has been published on Rowling’s official Harry Potter digital platform Pottermore, and is one of the longest pieces of original content to have been posted on the site. According to Deadline, Part One of The History of the Quidditch... 

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!

First photo of Matt Ryan as John Constantine released!
Back in February, we reported that Layer Cake actor Matt Ryan was chosen by NBC to play John Constantine in their Constantine pilot. The social networks were buzzing last night when a photo of the Constantine cast and crew appeared on the Facebook group, Slates for Sarah. Within hours, Deadline revealed the first “official” photos from NBC, showing Ryan in full costume. Trench coat? Check! Shirt & Red tie? Check!Future possible man crush?... 

CSI Planted Cyber Crime Spin-Off to Air This Spring

CSI Planted Cyber Crime Spin-Off to Air This Spring
Ten years after the launch of its last spin-off series, CSI: NY, CSI has announced a brand new offshoot which will take cyber crime as its subject matter. Written by CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker, showrunner Carol Mendelsohn and former showrunner Ann Donahue, the new spin-off represents a departure from its sister series’ focus on criminal forensics, instead exploring more modern, technological crimes. Leading the cast of characters will be... 

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain

Lotso Lawsuit – Disney Sued Over Toy Story 3’s Teddy Bear Villain
New Jersey toy company Diece-Lisa Industries are suing Disney over an alleged misappropriation of its “Lots of Hugs” stuffed bear toys in the film Toy Story 3. Diece-Lisa allege that Toy Story 3’s villainous Lotso (short for Lots-O’-Huggin’) character, who rules the toys at Sunnyside Day Care Center, infringes the copyright of its trademarked “Lots of Hugs” toys, which it has been licensing since 1995. This... 

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You

Adapt All the Gaiman – American Gods & Anansi Boys Coming to a TV Near You
Earlier this month, an adaptation of Neil Gaiman‘s acclaimed fantasy novel American Gods was picked up by FremantleMedia, having been previously dropped from development by HBO for reasons unknown. News has also emerged that Anansi Boys – American Gods’ sort-of-sequel-but-not is also being made into a BBC mini-series by RED Productions. It was three months ago that HBO dropped American Gods. FremantleMedia, known mainly for entertainment... 
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