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“Wonder Woman 1984” Director Patty Jenkins Inks Exclusive Netflix TV Deal

As “fun conspiracy theories” go, we think we have a pretty good one: the good-natured back-n-forth “jabbing” between American Horror Story co-creator (and Netflix-exclusive) Ryan Murphy and Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins over the use of “1984” in the titles of their respective upcoming projects was what got the ball rolling. Whatever the case, Jenkins […]

‘The End of The F***ing World’ Writer Charlie Covell Brings KAOS to Netflix

Makes perfect sense that after The End of The F***ing World, there’d be KAOS. Netflix is moving forward on  Charlie Covell‘s (writer of the former) new darkly comic series (the latter), described as a contemporary reimagining of Greek mythology that would explore themes of gender politics, power, and life in the underworld.  Nina Lederman will executive produce […]

ABC’s Deception: Writer/EP Chris Fedak on Conjuring the Magic of NYC

It’s mid-season series premiere time, and ABC is hoping it has a new trick up its sleeve (spoiler: probably won’t be the last magic pun) in action/drama-series-with-a-twist Deception. From the creative minds of writer/executive producer Chris Fedak (Chuck) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, and Sarah Schechter, Deception takes one of those righteously cool concepts […]

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Five Nights at Freddy’s: Harry Potter’s Chris Columbus to Write/Direct Film

Harry Potter director Chris Columbus is set to trade in horcruxes and dementors for pizza boxes and homicidal animatronic animals, signing on to write, direct and produce Blumhouse’s big-screen adaptation of Scott Cawthon’s popular video game franchise Five Nights at Freddy’s. Blumhouse landed the rights in March 2017 after New Line placed the project into turnarounds, […]

La La Land’s Damien Chazelle Lands New Series at Apple

Looks like La La Land’s Damien Chazelle will be stepping out on the town with someone other than Netflix, with the award-winning director/screenwriter/producer receiving a direct-to-series order by Apple for a new dramatic series. While details on the series are still under wraps, Chazelle will write and direct every episode; and serve as executive producer […]

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 […]

Writing Comics Makes Chuck Palahniuk A Better Screenplay Writer

Entertainment Weekly ran an interview with Chuck Palhniuk about the upcoming collection of his and Cameron Stewart‘s comic book Fight Club 2 and unveiling this trailer for said title. Palahniuk also revealed how writing this comic helped him with the screenplay for the movie version of his novel Lullaby, which is currently seeking funding on […]

When The Writer Of Batman V Superman Wrote To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America

David Goyer wrote Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. And Man Of Steel. And Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Constantine, Blade, Blade II, Blade Trinity, Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, Blade the TV series, Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD The Crow: City Of Angels. Also non-directly comic book inspired film and TV […]

DC Comics Rebirth: Tom King Is The New Batman Bi-Weekly Writer?

Bleeding Cool was the first to report that Scott Snyder would be leaving the Batman monthly comic he has flourished on, as it goes bi-weekly and starts from a new #1 as part of the DC Rebirth relaunch project. And that Snyder will instead take on the also-relaunched-but-staying-monthly Detective Comics, also starring Batman. As part […]

That Artist/Writer Debate Just Keeps On Going (And Going And Going And Going…)

Writers v artists is a stupid argument that distracts from actual problems such as fair artist's credit. Please stop muddy-ing the water. — Declan Shalvey (@declanshalvey) December 7, 2015 Well we would… but no one else seems to be It started yesterday (this time) with Tony Daniel, a writer/artist for DC Comics. With prominent contributions from […]

Names Withheld – Do Writers Have Too Much Power In Comic Books Today?

Before Image Comics was formed, Erik Larsen famously sent an anonymous letter to Comics Buyer’s Guide (though he may not have meant it to be anonymous) calling for artists to consider seizing the reins of power and write their own books. On that kind of fervour, the artist-centric Image Comics was formed, and other projects such […]