Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ Film Trailer Released

Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ Film Trailer Released

News by Riki Cleveland April 15, 2014
A film trailer for David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's 'Gone Girl' has been released by 20th Century Fox.
A Few Questions With Evan Saathoff

A Few Questions With Evan Saathoff, Author of 'Madea Lives! A Film-by-Film Guide To Loving Tyler Perry'

Interview by Meredith Borders April 4, 2014
Evan Saathoff has made a name for himself writing about Tyler Perry online. Learn more about this wonderfully weird filmmaker and the author who loves him.
Rainbow Rowell’s ‘Eleanor & Park’ Picked Up by DreamWorks

Rainbow Rowell’s ‘Eleanor & Park’ Picked Up by DreamWorks

News by Riki Cleveland April 4, 2014
The film rights to Rainbow Rowell's 'Eleanor & Park' have been picked up by DreamWorks.
J.K. Rowling to Create 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Trilogy

J.K. Rowling to Create 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Trilogy

News by Riki Cleveland
J.K. Rowling to pen new film trilogy based on short book 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them.'

Who Is The Winter Soldier?

Column by BH Shepherd
An intro to the next villain Captain America will face at the movies--the Winter Soldier.
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.'
Writer Announced For Third Wolverine, Goyer on Fan Expectation

Comic Movie Roundup: Writer Announced For Third Wolverine, Goyer on Fan Expectations, and Superhero Casting

News by Peter Derk March 26, 2014
What do writers have to say about Batman Vs Superman and the lameness of Marvel's characters?
Andy Serkis and Sofia Coppola To Direct Films Based On Children's Classics

Andy Serkis and Sofia Coppola To Direct Films Based On Children's Classics

News by Sean May March 24, 2014
Lost in Translation's Coppola and Serkis, of Lord of The Rings fame, are in negotiations to direct The Little Mermaid and The Jungle Book, respectively.
Official Trailer for Lois Lowry's ‘The Giver’

Official Trailer for Lois Lowry's ‘The Giver’

News by Riki Cleveland March 24, 2014
Film adaptation of Lowis Lowry's The Giver coming to theaters in August 2014.
First Look at Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace

A First Look at Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace

News by Sean May March 20, 2014
Jason Segel and Jesse Eisenberg were spotted at the Mall of America as David Foster Wallace and Rolling Stone editor David Lipsky, shooting the upcoming film 'The End of The Tour.'

The Best Book Adaptation I've Seen Is...'Catching Fire'!?!

Column by Kelly Thompson March 17, 2014
That's right, 'Catching Fire' is easily one of the best book adaptations I've ever seen. Let me tell you why.
Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' to be Adapted by Hunger Games Producer

Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' to be Adapted by 'Hunger Games' Producer

News by Sean May March 14, 2014
The production company that made 'The Hunger Games' into a massive blockbuster will adapt Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' for television or film.
‘Grasshopper Jungle’ Acquired by Sony Pictures

‘Grasshopper Jungle’ Acquired by Sony Pictures

News by Riki Cleveland March 10, 2014
Sony Pictures has acquired film rights to Andrew Smith's young adult novel, 'Grasshopper Jungle.'
Hap and Leonard TV Series

New Joe R. Lansdale Adaptations Include a Hap and Leonard TV Series

News by Sean May
After the Sundance success of the adaptation of 'Cold in July,' Joe R. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard series is headed for the small screen.
The Fantastic Four, Comics, Film, News

New Fantastic Four Cast Revealed. The Human Torch Is Black. Cue The Outrage In 3... 2... 1...

News by Rob Hart February 20, 2014
The Fantastic Four is getting rebooted — and they've drumming up a little controversy by casting a black actor as The Human Torch...
Guardians of the Galaxy, News, Film, Comic Books

First 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Trailer Is Wonderfully Weird

News by Rob Hart February 19, 2014
Marvel's foray into space opera gets off to a solid start with a fantastic first trailer.
Bret Easton Ellis has Written a Movie for Kanye West

Bret Easton Ellis has Written a Movie for Kanye West

News by Sean May February 19, 2014
The American Psycho author has written a screenplay at the request of Kanye West.
Bookshots: 'Sexplosion' by Robert Hofler

Bookshots: 'Sexplosion' by Robert Hofler

Review by Christopher Shultz
In the late sixties/early seventies, a wave of media rebels challenged the censors with realistic scenes of sex. This is their story.

Screenwriting: Speed Dating The First Five Pages

Column by Karina Wilson January 29, 2014
A screenplay should always have the reader at 'Hello'. Find out how techniques developed chatting up strangers at speed dating events can make your first five pages sing.
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.
Shia LaBeouf: Plagiarist, Jerk, Troll, or All Three?

After Continued Plagiarism Scandals, Shia LaBeouf Retires From Public Life

News by Sean May January 10, 2014
After facing legal action for copying artist Daniel Clowes' work, LaBeouf has responded by...copying Daniel Clowes' work. And then retiring from public life.

5 Storytelling Lessons You Can Learn From the Films of 2013

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky January 3, 2014
Screenwriters and directors are storytellers, too. What can you, as a writer, learn from them?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Produce "Sandman" Movie

Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Produce "Sandman" Movie

News by Nathan Scalia December 18, 2013
Batman star Joseph Gordon-Levitt announces his intention to produce the Sandman movie, and possibly more...
Biopic of David Foster Wallace to star Jason Segel

Biopic of David Foster Wallace to star Jason Segel

News by Dean Fetzer December 13, 2013
The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star will play Wallace in the film based on the book ‘Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip’.
Batman, comic books, Film, Superman, Wonder Woman, Zack Snyder

Batman Vs. Superman Vs. ... Wonder Woman?

News by Rob Hart December 4, 2013
Israeli actress Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder's upcoming Batman/Superman movie.