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First Season of SHOWTIME's "Kingkiller Chronicle" Script is Complete, Says Showrunner

First Season of SHOWTIME's "Kingkiller Chronicle" Script is Complete, Says Showrunner

Goodness, that didn't take the writer's room long to complete the first season of SHOWTIME's upcoming television adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss's "The Kingkiller Chronicle". According to showrunner (and pilot writer) John Rogers, the season finale script of the series was completed last month. (Shout out to Winter Is Coming for alerting us!) This is the day I […]

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How Bout a 'The Kingkiller Chronicle' SHOWTIME Series Update?

It's been a bit since we've heard anything factual about SHOWTIME's upcoming television series adaptation set in the world of Patrick Rothfuss' fantasy series The Kingkiller Chronicle, so this news is pretty welcome. According to TVGuide, pre-production has started on the series, aka writers workin' away. During SHOWTIME's presentation at the TCA winter press tour, President Gary […]

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[Rumor] Sam Raimi Not Directing Lionsgate's 'Kingkiller Chronicle' Film

We very much want to say right off the bat- this is still pretty deep in rumor territory. A report from an outlet claims that director Sam Raimi is no longer attached to direct Lionsgate's live-action adaptation of Patrick Rothfuss's "Kingkiller Chronicle". According to, a source informed the outlet that Raimi is no longer set to […]

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The Kingkiller Chronicle Finds A Home At Showtime

It was earlier this year when we'd reported on Lionsgate's having secured the film, television, stage, and video game rights to the award-winning fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle, by Patrick Rothfuss. Added to that the excitement that the executive producer will be none other than Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, we've been anxiously awaiting any new […]

The Name Of The Wind – Epic Fantasy Or Fictional Biography?

The Saturday after Thanksgiving I'd gotten together with a group of friends for what we call "Friendsgiving". A chance to have a Thanksgiving meal with the people you REALLY want to see. This particular group are voracious readers but on a wide array of genres. One friend reads Lovecraft, another is into science fiction while […]

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Patrick Rothfuss' Kingkiller Chronicle TV Series Finally Gets Its Showrunner

Lionsgate has tapped Leverage and The Librarians' creator John Rogers as showrunner and writer for their upcoming television arm of the high fantasy series The Kingkiller Chronicle. We had previously reported that Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda as the franchise's creative producer and music developer. The series is going in a unique direction with Lionsgate simultaneously working […]