Neil Gaiman, FremantleMedia Adapting Mervyn Peake's Fantasy Novel Series 'Gormenghast' for TV

FremantleMedia North America is wasting no time taking advantage of their multi-year production deal with author Neil Gaiman (The Sandman), winning the television series rights to British author Mervyn Peake's sprawling fantasy novel series Gormenghast with Gaiman and Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery) attached. Gaiman and Goldsman will serve as series executive producers on […]

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New J.J. Abrams Sci-Fi Series Subject of Apple, HBO Bidding War

With what can be viewed by some as his next step towards total film and television domination, the one-man walking Disney himself J.J. Abrams has apparently written a new science fiction drama television series that is the subject of a bidding war between two media behemoths: Apple and HBO. Though specific details on the project […]

Stranger Things Writer/Producer Justin Doble Signs Exclusive Deal With Amazon

Amazon continues its "all-in" approach to genre programming, securing creative deals with many of the creative forces behind today's hits with the hope of becoming the home of the next The Walking Dead or Stranger Things. Following up on a number of recent moves that included signing The Walking Dead executive producer Robert Kirkman to […]

Roberto Orci Left Spider-Man For… The Power Rangers?

Word is that Roberto Orci has signed on to executive produce and help develop the story for the new Mighty Morphing Power Rangers movie. Along with Orci somes two writers from X-Men: First Class, Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. Miller and Stentz began working together on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Fringe and Andromeda before […]

From Fringe To September

Alasdair Stuart writes for Bleeding Cool Fringe, much like BBC Radio 4 (Trust me, I'm going somewhere with this) is a perfect example of what happens when you leave something alone to grow and develop on its own terms. What started out as a show with pretty much exactly the same premise as The X-Files […]

Fringe To Get Fifth And Final Season Of Thirteen Episodes

A deal has been closed for Fringe to get thirteen final episodes to round out its story and wrap up nicely. Well, in theory at least. Bad Robot television had a much longer to prepare for the ending of Lost and that still left most viewers at least a little niggled. It seems that Bad […]

The Dark Mantis Returns?

From Fringe this week; Fauxlivia: You thought this might have something to do with the vigilante case the PD has been working? Agent Lee 1: Maybe Batman's moved to the Bronx Fauxlivia: What's a Batman? Agent Lee 1: The Caped Crusader and the Dark Knight… billionaire playboy puts on a cape to clean up the […]

Monica Breen And Alison Schapker's Pulp For DC Comics

Monica Breen and Alison Schapker, exec producers on Fringe, have had another project, the heightened-reality crime drama called Pulp, in the works for a while, to be produced as a TV show by Fringe co-creator JJ Abrams. It was developed as a pilot but never filmed. Deadline reports, as part of a story about their […]

Fringe Becomes A Comic Again – No Publisher Required (SPOILERS)

The following piece contains some spoilers for last night's episode of Fringe on US television. It hasn't aired yet in the UK, and some won't have seen it, so let;s have plenty of spoiler copy to save the front page. So anyway, sci-fi drama Fringe, a cross between The X-Files and the Outer Limits, has […]