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Hulu’s 9/11 Series The Looming Tower Examines CIA, FBI Rivalry

With what might be one of 2018’s more controversial series, Hulu‘s new dramatic series The Looming Tower focuses on the rivalry and distrust between the CIA and FBI throughout the ’90s that may have laid the groundwork for the 9/11 terrorist attack. Based on Lawrence Wright‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning account, the series will examine how a […]

CW Taps The Skinny’s Jessie Kahnweiler to Adapt The Viagra Diaries

Actor/writer/director Jessie Kahnweiler (Meet My Rapist, The Skinny) will be applying some of her “triple threat” skills to the CW‘s adaptation of The Viagra Diaries. Based on Barbara Rose Booker‘s popular 2009 novel, Kahnweiler will write the series adaptation; and serve as executive producer with Erwin More and Brian Medavoy (American High, Just Shoot Me). Alan Nevins and […]

New The Alienist Trailer Shows the Method Against the Madness

At the turn of the century, a new kind of evil stalks the streets that requires a different approach to law enforcement and criminal investigation — a new way to look at the criminal mind. As we see from the newest trailer for TNT‘s adaptation of Caleb Carr‘s The Alienist, police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt (Brian […]

Pulse Films Goes Nuclear with Series Adaptation of The Atomic Bazaar

Television is heading for a different type of “nuclear age,” with Pulse Films optioning Vanity Fair journalist William Langewiesche’s book for new scripted series The Atomic Bazaar. Set in the shadowy world of nuclear trafficking — from the compounds of wealthy drug lords to secret CIA and MI6 bases — the series is set to be […]

The Terror: AMC Releases Teaser, New Images for Ridley Scott Series

AMC is taking to the high seas for their next tale of terror, confirming a release date for Ridley Scott‘s thriller series The Terror, while also releasing a teaser trailer and first-look images. Based on Dan Simmons‘s novel and executive produced by Scott, David Kajganich, and Soo Hugh, the two-hour season premiere of the historical drama […]

Highway 59: FX Adapting Attica Locke’s Bluebird, Bluebird To Series

After what Deadline: Hollywood is reporting was a “competitive situation with multiple bidders,” drama series Highway 59 has found a home at FX. Based on author Attica Locke‘s newest novel Bluebird, Bluebird. Locke will write the adaptation of her novel, and will executive produce with 3 Arts’ Richard Abate, Jermaine Johnson and Will Rowbotham. Here’s what […]

Dietland: Julianna Margulies Returns In AMC Revenge-Fantasy Series

The Good Wife‘s Julianna Margulies is wading back into the turbulent waters of series television, tapped for a major role in Marti Noxon’s upcoming AMC drama Dietland. Based on the 2015 novel by Sarai Walker, the 10-episode revenge-fantasy drama has Margulies as magazine editor Kitty Montgomery opposite Joy Nash‘s (Twin Peaks) Plum Kettle in a story […]

Twin Peaks: Mark Frost Will Break Your Hearts, Audrey Horne Fans

If you’re a Twin Peaks fan like I am, you might’ve found the third season a little lacking when it came to David Lynch and Mark Frost getting us up to speed on the happenings of our favorite Twin Peaks residents for the past 25+ years. Some characters were never shown or barely mentioned, while […]

The Hunting Accident

Interested In A Story Of Crime And Poetry? Here’s The Hunting Accident

Jason Borelli writes from his time at New York Comic Con: You’ll never be free until you free yourself from the prison in your mind. This seems a little much to put on the cover of a book. The Hunting Accident has the subtitle, “A True Story of Crime and Poetry.” Given that the subject […]

Dark Horse’s ‘Soupy Leaves Home’ Abandons The Romantic Hobo View

Jason Borelli writes from his time at New York Comic Con for Bleeding Cool, During the Great Depression, many destitute souls became hobos. They rode the rails, scrounged for food, and lived day-to-day. While the hobo life was bleak, it has been romanticized for decades. Soupy Leaves Home follows Pearl, a runaway who cuts her […]

These 7 Close Encounters Of The Third Kind Photos Mean Something

In the summer of 1977, director Steven Spielberg astounded audiences with his seminal science fiction classic Close Encounters of The Third Kind. Sony Pictures has been working hard on a theatrical release of the film, their viral marketing campaign from earlier this year causing fans to believe a sequel was in the works instead. Author Michael Klastorin has […]

Andy Weir, Rosario Dawson, And Luke Jerram Light The Moon At Audible NYCC

Rosilyne Bean reporting from NYCC for Bleeding Cool In anticipation of his upcoming new thriller Artemis, Andy Weir, author of The Martian teamed with actress Rosario Dawson (The Defenders, Sin City), Audible and artist Luke Jerram to launch the “Museum of the Moon” exhibition at the Classic Car Club of Manhattan during NYCC. The exhibition […]

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The Warrior Princess Of Pennyroyal Academy, Reviewed By An 11-Year-Old

This review comes to us from Maddilyn Lee, aged 11, who thoroughly enjoyed the previous two books in M.A. Larson‘s Pennyroyal Academy series. She jumped at the chance to review the third for us. From Ironbone to Leatherwolf and the only first-class Crown Company, Evie’s three years at Pennyroyal Academy come to a close. I hope […]

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Ben Schwartz/Laura Moses Millennial Comedy Lands At CBS

CBS has emerged the winner in what was an intense bidding war over Things You Should Already Know, an ensemble single-camera comedy about millennials from Ben Schwartz (House Of Lies), Laura Moses, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay‘s Gary Sanchez Productions, and CBS TV Studios. Based on the upcoming illustrated guide to millennial dating by Schwartz and […]

Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 Diamond ‘Best Practice Awards’ For Comic Retailers

At the Diamond Retailer Lunch at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, retailers were able to see the nominated candidates for the Summer’s Best Practice Awards, a retailer award set up by Diamond Comic Distributors to reward and acknowledge comic stores individual efforts. They made theuir judgment, cast their votes, the numbers counted and the winners […]

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‘Who Fears Death’: George R.R. Martin, HBO To Produce Okorafor Novel

Author Nnedi Okorafor took to her Twitter account today to announce that HBO “is now in early development” on a series adaptation of her sci-fi fantasy novel Who Fears Death, with George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones) tapped as executive producer. Here’s an overview of Who Fears Death from Penguin Random House, who published the […]

Bird Box Review: A Creeping, Claustrophobic Horror Novel By Josh Malerman

The other day, my boyfriend plunked a book down before me, and said I had to read it. That book, Bird Box by Josh Malerman, was an absolutely horrific treat. We’ve got an apocalypse caused by a lovecraftian horror that drives you utterly insane just by seeing it, and a story of parenting and human survival […]

Drew Hayes’ Vampire Accountant Book Is Not As Uninteresting As He Thinks

My friend and I exchange books for the holidays, giving each other strange stories that we ourselves got a kick out of. I’ve turned her on to Warren Ellis’ Crooked Little Vein and she got me Drew Hayes’ The Utterly Unintresting And Unadventurous Tales Of Fred The Vampire Accountant. With a title like that, you […]

ECCC Exclusive: Definitive Guide To Ghost In The Shell Coming From Kodansha

Judd Morse is reporting from ECCC for Bleeding Cool, Kodansha Comics gave Emerald City Comicon attendees an exclusive look at their new, definitive guide book to all things Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell README: 1995-2017. Ben Applegate, Associate Director of Publishing Services for Penguin said that the book will be “the definitive guide to the […]