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Everybody Wants to Save the World… Again VFXWorld

VFX Helps Up the Post-Apocalyptic Humor in the Genre-Shifting ‘Fallout’

Creators and co-showrunners Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner, and VFX supervisor Jay Worth, discuss how they integrated 50’s B-Movie Sci-Fi, Spaghetti Western, and Future War tones and designs into their darkly satirical hit series adaptation of Bethesda’s best-selling video game, now streaming on Prime Video.

A Christmas Surprise Headline News

Film Adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Christmas Pig’ in the Works

First published in 2021, the book follows Jack, a boy who loses his childhood toy Dur Pig and is gifted another, called Christmas Pig, who joins him on an adventure to rescue the wayward toy.

The Old Boy Returns Headline News

Lionsgate, Park Chan-wook to Develop English-Language ‘Oldboy’ Series

The show is based on the Japanese manga, which follows a man’s pulse-pounding journey for answers after he is kidnapped and held in a room for 15 years.

Everybody Wants to Save the World… Again Headline News

Prime Video Renews ‘Fallout’ for Season 2

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s critically-acclaimed series, set in the post-apocalyptic world of the best-selling global video game franchise, gets picked up for another season; the entire first season is now streaming. 

It’s Not Personal It’s Business Headline News

Margot Robbie’s LuckyChap to Produce ‘Monopoly’ Live-Action Adaptation

The team behind ‘Barbie’ and the upcoming ‘Sims’ adaptation will collaborate with Lionsgate and Hasbro Entertainment on the board game feature, although plot details remain mum.

The Sims in Real Life Headline News

LuckyChap, Vertigo to Develop ‘The Sims’ Live-Action Feature

Kate Herron will direct and co-write the screenplay with Briony Redman; the project will adapt the beloved life simulation video game released in 2000, which offers ever-expanding content spanning over two decades.

Did You Eets Yur Spinach? Popeye Headline News

Chernin, King Features to Develop ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ Live-Action Feature

Producers are in the process of attaching a studio partner for the latest adaptation of the iconic, spinach-loving 1920s comic book character. 

Streaming Salem Headline News

New Line’s ‘Salem’s Lot’ Remake Will Debut on Max

Warner Bros.’ forthcoming feature adaptation of the Stephen King vampire novel, first pushed from a Fall 2022 to Spring 2023 release before being shelved by the SAG-AFTRA strike, will bypass cinemas and stream later this year.

Everybody Wants to Save the World Headline News

Prime Video and Kilter Films Unveil Official ‘Fallout’ Series Trailer

Walton Goggins is positively ghoulish; set in the post-apocalyptic world of the best-selling global video game franchise, the series adaptation will exclusively premiere all episodes April 11 on Prime Video.

The Black Cat is Coming to Prime! Headline News

Amazon MGM Studios to Develop ‘El Gato Negro’ Series Adaptation

Based on the comic book ‘El Gato Negro’ by Richard Dominguez, the series will star Diego Boneta with a script by Frank Guerrero; Eric Carrasco is attached to executive produce and co-showrun with Turi Meyer and Alfredo Septién.

Flex Those Casting Cordyceps Headline News

‘The Last of Us’ Season 2 Adds Four New Cast Members

HBO’s award-winning live-action adaptation of the hit Naughty Dog videogame brings on Danny Ramirez as loyal soldier Manny; Ariela Barer as young doctor Mel; Tati Gabrielle as military medic Nora; and Spencer Lord as gentle soul Owen.

Flex Those Casting Cordyceps Headline News

Catherine O’Hara Joins Cast of ‘The Last of Us’ Season 2

With her role undisclosed, the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ and ‘Beetlejuice’ star joins ‘Beef’ star Young Mazino as Jesse, Kaitlyn Dever as Abby, and Isabella Merced (‘Madame Web’) as Dina in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

The Cordyceps Will Soon Return Headline News

‘The Last of Us’ Rounds Out Season 2 Cast

‘Beef’ star Young Mazino will star as Jesse, with Kaitlyn Dever as Abby and Isabella Merced as Dina, in HBO’s live-action series adaptation of the fan favorite zombie shooter.

Third and Final Headline News

Prime Video Renews ‘Good Omens’ for Third and Final Season

The unlikely adventures of an angel and a demon, starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant, will conclude its run with an entirely original new season from co-creator Neil Gaiman.

More Spidey is on the Way! Headline News

Steve Lightfoot Joins ‘Spider-Man Noir’ Series as Co-Showrunner

Amazon Studios’ mysterious new show from ‘The Punisher’ developer and ‘The Lost City’ writer Oren Uziel will follow an older superhero in a 1930s New York City, although it will not be Peter Parker.

A Jaunt With the Haunts Headline News

Neil Gaiman’s ‘Dead Boy Detectives’ Are Coming to Haunt Netflix

In another exciting announcement from Geeked Week ’23, the ‘Sandman Universe’ live-action series following two mystery loving ghosts was officially confirmed a with teaser trailer and first look photos. 

Streaming Salem Headline News

‘Salem’s Lot’ Remake May Debut on Max Instead of in Theaters

Warner Bros.’ forthcoming feature adaptation of Stephen King’s 1975 vampire novel, first pushed from a Fall 2022 to Spring 2023 release before being shelved by the SAG-AFTRA strike, may bypass cinemas and stream instead. 

Kids Love Bunnies! Headline News

Studiocanal, Mercis, Superprod Team on ‘Miffy’ 3DCG Preschool Series

Adaptation of the beloved bunny character from Dick Bruna’s popular kids’ books and animated series will launch in 2025 on French pay TV platform Canal+.

Time for Tea Headline News

New Poster Teases ‘Good Omens’ Season 2 – Room for One More?

The unlikely angel and a demon duo greet an unexpected guest in the entirely original six-episode season from co-creator Neil Gaiman, premiering July 28.

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