Warner Bros. Options Anne McCaffrey's 'Dragon Riders of Pern'

Warner Bros. Options Anne McCaffrey's 'Dragon Riders of Pern'

News by Joshua Chaplinsky July 30, 2014
Will the beloved series make it to the screen?

Book vs. Film: "The Fault in Our Stars"

Column by Christopher Shultz June 11, 2014
John Green's novel was a mammoth success upon publication and continues to be widly popular among "Nerdfighters." Does the screen adaptation hold a candle to the book?
Bookshots: 'Cold in July' by Joe R. Lansdale

Bookshots: 'Cold in July' by Joe R. Lansdale

Review by Chris Rosales
Bookshots: Cold in July. The novel that inspired the new film by the same name.
Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

Chuck Wendig’s ‘Blackirds’ Headed to Starz

News by Riki Cleveland May 7, 2014
Chuck Wendig's 'Blackbirds' is being developed for Starz.
Second John Green Adaptation Headed for Theatres

Second John Green Adaptation Headed for Theatres

News by Sean May March 27, 2014
Another film based on the work of the 'The Fault in Our Stars' author is headed to the big screen: an adaptation of his novel 'Paper Towns.'
Gone Girl

Film Adaptation Of 'Gone Girl" To Feature New Ending

News by Nathan Scalia January 13, 2014
If you're feeling superior for having read Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" and knowing how it all goes down, then you may be disappointed to hear that the movie will be packing a new finale.
Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

Harry Potter ‘Early Years’ Stage Show Announced

News by Dean Fetzer
J.K. Rowling, creator of the series about the boy wizard, has revealed she will co-produce a new play about Harry’s early years — in the UK.
Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

Comic Book Series 'Preacher' May Be Headed To AMC

News by Rob Hart November 18, 2013
AMC has ordered a pilot of the hyper-violent Vertigo comic book series 'Preacher'!
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Oh The Irony: "Atlas Shrugged" Producers Ask for $250,000 Handout

News by Christopher Shultz September 25, 2013
Would Anti-altruism author Ayn Rand have been pleased about a Kickstarter campaign to fund the third film in a series based on her terribly long book?
I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream

90s Video Game Based On Harlan Ellison Story Gets Re-Released

News by Christopher Shultz September 16, 2013
Good Old Games has acquired the license for the classic PC adventure.
Scarlett Johansson in "Under The Skin"

'Under The Skin' Teaser Trailer Reveals Little Resemblance To Source Material

News by Christopher Shultz September 3, 2013
The film based on Michael Faber's novel looks interesting, though "based on" may be the operative words here.
New Teaser For James Franco's 'Child Of God'

New Teaser For James Franco's 'Child Of God' Adaptation

News by Christopher Shultz August 29, 2013
The unstopable actor-turned-director gives us a glimpse of his Cormac McCarthy adaptation.
Jamie Foxx and Spawn

Jamie Foxx 'Aggressively Pursuing' Spawn Reboot

News by Christopher Shultz July 30, 2013
The Academy Award-winning star of 'Django Unchained' and the upcoming 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' has his eyes set on another comic book adaptation.
Airwolf Comic

80s/90s NBC TV Shows To Resurface as Comic Books

News by Christopher Shultz
Some of your favorite sitcoms and dramas will transition from the TV screen to the illustrated page later this year. Will you read them?
Universal Picks Up 'Locke & Key'

Universal Picks Up 'Locke & Key,' Plans to Make Feature Film

News by Christopher Shultz June 20, 2013
The graphic novel from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez is tentatively headed for the big screen.
Fifty Shades Movie Sam Taylor-Johnson

'Fifty Shades' Movie Gets a Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

News by Christopher Shultz June 20, 2013
A much-coveted gig in Hollywood, sought by the likes of Gus Van Sant, has gone to a relative newcomer.
James Franco Crowdfunding 'Palo Alto'

James Franco Crowdfunding an Adaption of His Book 'Palo Alto'

News by Christopher Shultz June 19, 2013
The Man of 1,000 Avocations is back, and this time he needs your help!

Why Do We Read Novelizations?

Column by Christopher Shultz June 5, 2013
Despite their reputation as sub-literature and waning popularity within the tie-in market, novels adapted from blockbuster movies continue to appear on bookshelves. So what's the appeal?
Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying'

Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying' Released

News by Christopher Shultz May 14, 2013
The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Franco! He can do anything, even adapt Faulkner's unfilmable novel to the screen. It looks like he did a pretty decent job.
Gus Van Sant 'Fifty Shades' Test Reel

Gus Van Sant Shoots 'Fifty Shades' Test Reel

News by Christopher Shultz April 24, 2013
The filmmaker has eyes on bringing E.L. James' novel to the big screen, and he's got a steamy sex scene on camera to prove it.

Book vs. Film vs. Audience: The Shining and Room 237

Column by Karina Wilson April 8, 2013
Documentary Room 237 explores some of the convoluted theories behind the meaning of "The Shining," wrenching it further away than ever from Stephen King's original authorship. What gives?
'The Man in the High Castle' for SyFy

Ridley Scott to Produce Philip K. Dick's 'The Man in the High Castle' for SyFy

News by Christopher Shultz February 14, 2013
The 'Blade Runner' director plans to bring us another Dick-adapted vision of the future, this time on the small screen.
Trailer For Kerouac's 'Big Sur'

Trailer For Kerouac's 'Big Sur' Released, Looks Better Than 'On The Road'

News by Christopher Shultz
The new Kerouac adaptation looks pretty good, but will the shadow of its more famous, arguably overrated big brother hurt its chances at the box office?
Guillermo del Toro in Talks to Direct ‘Justice League Dark’ Adaptation

Guillermo del Toro in Talks to Direct ‘Justice League Dark’ Adaptation

News by Dan Shewan November 12, 2012
Guillermo del Toro, the creative force behind Pan’s Labyrinth and Hellboy, is discussing the possibility of directing a big-screen adaptation of DC Comics’ Justice League Dark series.