Melissa Rosenberg (TWILIGHT) will write and exec produce an adaptation of Marvel’s AKA JESSICA JONES for ABC, reports Variety.
Special Guest: Ottawa International Animation Festival - Part 1. Full laurels, keys to capitals, and banks of international accolades might weigh down other comedy podcast journaltarians of animation, but never for the lion-hearted, docu-brave, master news-making martyrs (and hyperbolically humble) Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman. Join them as they interview animation's brightest and best about books, inappropriate cartoons, competing podcasts, pirates, and pumpkins - live from North America's largest festival of international animation in Ottawa, ON in 2010 at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2010.
Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, the Oscar-winning writers of BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, are working on two Western adaptations for Ridley Scott and Scott Cooper (CRAZY HEART), reports Deadline.com.
Universal and Dino De Laurentiis Co. are working on a new version of Stephen King's FIRESTARTER, reports Variety.
Whether we like it or not, lying and deception are part of the heroic tradition. Enter Utsuho. A troublemaker at heart, he’s intent on using his wicked ways for good.
The Writers Guild of America has releases its list of nominees for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces nominations today for the 38th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation including best animated feature, television production, commercials, short subjects, video games and outstanding individual achievements.
Former Sony Pictures Ent. co-president Matt Tolmach has set up his first producing project with a contemporary take on FRANKENSTEIN from writer Craig Fernandez, reports Deadline.com.
Writer/exec producer/director Frank Darabont has dropped the writing staff to his hit series THE WALKING DEAD, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. and Atlas Entertainment are rebooting BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER sans creator Joss Whedon, reports Variety.
It’s no secret that VIZ’s catalogue is diverse, and truly has something for everyone. Well, continuing along those lines, the release of The Ouroboros Wave and Dragon Sword and Wind Child has just been announced.
Veteran animation and television writer Mike Scully has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 13th annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his prolific career and outstanding contributions to the craft of film and television animation writing, as well as his efforts to organize animation writers on behalf of the Writers Guild.
Steven Soderbergh is in negotiations to direct Warner Bros.' feature adaptation of THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E., according to The Hollywood Reporter.
24 Frames reports that Jeff Nathanson (CATCH ME IF YOU CAN) has been hired to rewrite MEN IN BLACK 3, which starts production tomorrow in New York.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), DC Entertainment and Nick Grace of Water Lane Productions Ltd (WLP) announced today that BATMAN LIVE – a unique action-packed live show - will tour arenas for the first time ever across the UK and Europe, beginning in summer 2011 and arriving in North America by summer 2012.
Starz is teaming with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert to create a live-action remake of the anime NOIR, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Rick DeMott chats with head writer and producer Kevin Shinick about bringing the iconic Mad magazine to the small screen.
Tim Herlihy, who has penned such Adam Sandler comedies as BILLY MADISON and THE WEDDING SINGER, will adapt the web short PIXELS for Sandler's Happy Madison and Columbia Pictures, reports Heat Vision.
While not directly based on the Disneyland attraction the Tiki Room, Disney is in talks with Ahmet Zappa and Michael Wilson (MONSTER WITNESS RELOCATION PROGRAM) to acquire their spec script TIKI, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
J Blakeson (THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALICE CREED) is in talks to direct Warner Bros.' HELL AND GONE, written by Jonah Nolan, according to The Hollywood Reporter.