***UPDATE*** As expected, AMC had something to say about Darabont’s new lawsuit, issuing the following statement through their attorney, Orin Snyder of Gibson: “At the heart of this lawsuit — and all the litigation related to ‘The Walking Dead’ — is the greed of CAA. Their goal is every dollar for themselves, with total disregard for […]
Frank Darabont‘s $280 million lawsuit against AMC is not the only one the network will face from The Walking Dead ex-showrunner. Darabont and his agency CAA have filed a new, $10 million lawsuit against the cable network, claiming that new information has come to light that proves he is owed additional monies on top of what his original […]
For a show that spent a large chunk of 2017 fending off controversy both on screen and off, you would think that the Robert Kirkman-created AMC series The Walking Dead would be looking for a calm, cool start to 2018. Pretty safe to say that they’re off to a lousy start. AMC made two major […]
Following yesterday’s lawsuit filed in the Superior Court of California, Walking Dead producers Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, and Charles Eglee have filed a second lawsuit, this one with the Supreme Court of the State of New York. The California lawsuit was filed by Hurd and Alpert along with Glen Mazarra and Walking Dead creator […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, TNT is getting back into the horror game with a two-hour block of programming anchored by a new version of Tales From the Crypt. The network announced the partnership at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour. Full details are not yet available, but M. Night Shymalan will serve as […]
Last week we heard that Frank Darabont had excited The Huntsman and that a new director would be announced soon…well, how soon is now? Seems the reigns of the Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron sequel will be put into the hands of Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. This isn’t a huge surprise as Troyan worked as the second […]
Director Frank Darabont has left the upcoming film The Huntsman over creative differences. The film is the planned sequel to Snow White And The Huntsman from 2012 and would focus on the Chris Hemsworth’s Huntsman and Charlize Theron’s Ravenna who are both expected to return. Kristen Stewart who played Snow White will not be back, […]
Universal’s The Huntsman, the prequel to Snow White And The Huntsman, is being set for an April 22, 2016. The movie recently had director Frank Darabont (The Walking Dead) come aboard to take over the project and he has written the latest draft of the script. The movie will focus on the previous meeting of […]
A year or so ago I passed along some tattle that Snow White might well be written out of the sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. I got hate Tweets and e-mails about it. I guess The Wrap will be getting some of their own today. I hope they’re having as much fun with them […]
It all seems very convoluted and will probably take a long time to sort out, but it's certainly becoming more clear why Darabont can't even watch the show anymore, isn't it?
It would seem that the big screen filmmakers associated with Sin City and The Mist are preparing to take the story lines to the small screen. Here are a couple of snippets from a New York Times article on The Weinsteins’ TV plans (with thanks to ScreenRant for the heads up): [Bob Weinstein] is preparing […]
They left The Walking Dead behind for Mob City, but the director and star still have some things to say about their departures.
Drew Struzan has designed another classic poster for Frank Darabont's new drama series Mob City.
I tend to like zombie stories much more than the next man but The Walking Dead did go into a bit of spin for me after original showrunner Frank Darabont departed.
The monster stands for something, he always has. But what?
And there's behind-the-scenes squabbling being reported too.
Glen Mazarra and AMC have had a difference of opinion.
There is nothing wrong with your television set, please do not try to adjust the picture
Including: What JJ Abrams and Jon Favreau had to say about the prospect of directing.
Reuniting Darabont with The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal.