There are some huge names to be found on the brand-new lineups for both TBS and TNT, two cable networks that haven't gotten quite the same high-toned acclaim as competitors like AMC and FX, but seem to be doing their damnedest to try. New shows on the fall lineup announced today include Portal House and Peter Gunn
TNT will air Frank Darabont's "Lost Angels" in 2013, Diablo Cody is working on an unscripted series for TBS and other Turner upfront development news.
We already know TNT is bringing Sean Bean, Eric Dane, and the mind of Frank Darabont back to our TVs,
TNT and TBS unveiled their new programming slates Thursday, including projects from Frank Darabont, Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, Dick Wolf and more. "For a decade, we've been beating the drum the loudest — that cable is as good as broadcast," Steve Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks, said in a statement. Show More Summary
James Ellroy lined up his contracts; two more TV pitches, two more chances to get it right. He saw Frank Darabont trying to muscle in on his territory, knew he had to put the squeeze on him before that lurching bastard ran him right out of 1950s Los Angeles. Show More Summary
I just finished tapping Stephen King's UNDER THE DOME and am currently tackling DUMA KEY. In doing so I've come to a pretty easy conclusion - Stephen King is one tapped dude. Add that to the mind of Frank Darabont and you've got THE MIST. Show More Summary
The Blob remake, written by Frank Darabont, is considered to be one of the best remakes of all time. It took a gorier and grotesque spin on its original counterpart and became somewhat of a cult classic. Of course, there hasn’t been a home video release of the 1988 movie since 2001, and fans have been demanding that it gets the treatment it deserves. Show More Summary
It started in college. Frank Darabont's The Shawshank Redemption, based on Stephen King's short story "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," was released in 1994. I never caught it in the theater. A year or two later, during a summer vacation,...
The Shawshank Redemption has topped a poll from the British cable provider, Sky, which looked to find the greatest film to lose out on the Best Picture Oscar. The prison drama, directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, lost the award to Tom Hanks’ Forrest Gump in 1995. The Green Mile, [...]Show More Summary
There’s been some mayhem in the Godzilla camp. Production was delayed when Frank Darabont was brought in to rewrite Max Borenstein’s script. This was on the heels of the dispute between Legendary and producers Dan Lin and Roy Lee resulting...Show More Summary
Early talks have begun for Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Elizabeth Olsen (Silent House) to join the 'Godzilla' cast, once Frank Darabont finishes revising the script.
Frank Darabont is still writing his GODZILLA script. Meanwhile, the studio continues to assemble the cast of the upcoming movie and let me tell you that Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston are in talks to fight the huge monster-from-outer-space! Sources stress that no deals will be done until the finished script materializes. Show More Summary
Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have immediately impressed me with their casting choices for Godzilla, to be directed by Monsters helmer Gareth Edwards. While Legendary awaits a Frank Darabont polish on its Godzilla script, the studio continues to assemble its cast, entering talks with Martha Marcy May Marlene and The Silent House‘s Elizabeth Olsen, pictured [...]
Since it was first announced, Frank Darabont’s new TNT pilot L.A. Noir has been saddled with jokes about it being related to the video game L.A. Noire, simply because the two share similar time periods, locales, dramatic milieus, character archetypes, cultural references, and titles. Show More Summary
Frank Darabont's period crime-drama series 'L.A. Noir' has been renamed 'Lost Angels', with Simon Pegg playing an American comedian in the pilot.
When TNT announced last fall it had ordered six episodes for Frank Darabont’s new pilot based on John Buntin’s book L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City, the series was untitled. Darabont had been leaning toward L.A. Show More Summary
Frank Darabont is trying again with a television series in the wake of his departure from The Walking Dead, and he’s brought John Bernthal along with him. His new effort was called L.A. Noir, but will now hit televisions as Lost Angels. As you might have surmised, the reason for the title change is Rockstar’s [...]
Hollywood director and writer Frank Darabont was working on a TV show called LA Noir, which aside from having a similar name to Rockstar's 2011 adventure was also set in Los Angeles circa 1947, the same year the game begins. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he says he's had to change the name after Rockstar "threatened to sue the shit out of me". More »
The Kidd here... There's a really interesting roundtable discussion going on over at io9 between Frank Darabont, Drew Struzan and BEING HUMAN's Sam Witwer (which led to this update on GODZILLA from Darabont). In talking about each other's...Show More Summary
The Walking Dead's Frank Darabont is returning to TV with a new period crime drama, but can't use the title L.A. Noir due to... L.A. Noire.