Rudyard Kipling and Neil Gaiman stories both back on track for new big screen tellings.
All of the staff working on Warner Bros. long-boiling, deeply troubled adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s sprawling manga series Akira have been sent home and the production’s Vancouver offices have gone ‘lights out’. There seem to be two main problems. Firstly, the budget needs to be brought down. Secondly, the script needs to be made more […]
Way, way back in the mists of time, when Brad Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston and his Plan B shingle at Warner Bros. was yet to be given an official name, he optioned the rights to Mark Haddon‘s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. I believe it was 2002, […]
If you didn’t read them, then I wouldn’t write them, but here’s another story that, basically, lists a series of actors who have been sent scripts – or at least who have agents that have been sent scripts. This time out, the script in question is Steve Kloves‘ new attempt to adapt Katsuhiro Otomo‘s Akira. According […]
It’s not just going to be called Spider-Man then? Oh, no. Nothing so prosaic. Sony have just officially announced that the upcoming, Marc Webb-directed, Andrew Garfield-starring Spider-Movie will be released across the US on July 3rd 2012, under the name The Amazing Spider-Man. Let me hear a Woo-Woo if you called it. Or, you know, […]