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KEVIN SMITH wants to adapt his ONOMATOPOEIA GREEN ARROW story for TV.

Why The Best Leaders Stay On Top: The Secret Behind Their Decision-Making Strategies

People are both lazy and afraid to change, not wanting to adapt unless they see a massive benefit in doing so. They’re afraid to adapt to new technologies or change their lives because what they’re doing in the present is “working”.Show More Summary

5 Episodes In: “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi

I’m a big fan of the Berlanti Superhero Factory. Greg Berlanti knows how to make superhero shows (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl) and make them well. Every author has those daydreams about who they’d want to adapt their books. For me and for TV, Greg Berlanti is my dream dude. Show More Summary

Paramount and Appian Way Win Rights to Cuban Mob Book 'THE CORPORATION,' Benicio del Toro to Star

Image via Rolling Stone Every so often, there's a hot book or topic in Hollywood that everyone wants to adapt into a feature film. Such is the case with T.J. English's book, THE CORPORATION, which follows the exploits of a leader in the Cuban mafia. Show More Summary

'The Last of Us' and 'Uncharted' movies could be in trouble

The Last of Us and the Uncharted series are known for their cinematic feel and spectacular set pieces, so it's not surprising that Hollywood wants to adapt them for the big screen. If you're sold on the idea of a live-action search for El Dorado, or a painstaking journey across a Clicker-infested America, we've got some bad news however. Show More Summary

Oh OF COURSE Zack Snyder Wants to Adapt 'The Fountainhead'

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Hey friends, how's that St. Patrick's Day hangover treating you? Well, however your brain's feeling at the moment, it's about to get a lot more... on fire. Because Zack Snyder said words, and that's never good. This time, he...

Newswire: Zack Snyder wants to adapt The Fountainhead

According to a new profile from The Hollywood Reporter, director Zack Snyder might not be totally done with superheroes once his Justice League movies are wrapped up. His next superhero won’t be a weak-willed socialist like Superman who wastes his time helping regular people who are too stupid to help themselves, though. Show More Summary

Exactly How Did James Franco Get Involved with Hulu's 11.22.63?

James Franco really, really wanted to adapt Stephen King's 11.22.63 himself—but found out when he asked the famous author about getting the rights to the project that it had already been...

Quentin Tarantino Still Wants to Adapt Elmore Leonard’s ‘Forty Lashes Less One’… Possibly for TV

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Quentin Tarantino is kind of notorious for talking up projects that never actually get made. Kill Bill Vol. 3 might be the most famous example, but there’s also the Vega Brothers spinoff, Killer Crow, a 1930s gangster flick… the list goes on. Show More Summary

Can a U.S. version of 'The Great British Bake Off' finally succeed? ABC attempts to find out.

Networks want to adapt the hugely popular British reality competition for American audiences -- but it's more difficult than it looks.

Syfy to Adapt Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, Despite Probably Not Being up to the Task

last yearHumor : Topless Robot

I presume everyone else is as skeptical as I am about Syfy suddenly deciding they want to adapt classic books like this and Childhood's End, right? I mean, even my very favorite thing on the net...

Fifty Shades Of Grey Sequel To Be Written By E.L. James’s Husband

Well, it sounds like the studio is making some progress on the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, Fifty Shades Darker. E.L. James reportedly wanted to adapt the second novel in the trilogy into a script herself. She worked with screenwriter...Show More Summary

Brit Telly: 10 Facts and Figures about Call the Midwife You May Not Know

Quality period dramas are British television’s bread and butter, so when the BBC wanted to adapt Jennifer Worth’s books about being a nurse and midwife in East London in the 1950s, it gave audiences another great programme for viewing. Show More Summary

“On Stage as On Paper”

There’s just something about David Foster Wallace‘s writing that makes people want to adapt it. We’ve written about this phenomenon before – there have been Infinite Jest-inspired radio tributes and music videos, series of illustrations, even a novel-in-legos. Interest in adapting Wallace’s work doesn’t seem to be slowing, and earlier this month Public Theatre put on an […]

I'm Thinking Of Making The Senate CIA Torture Report Into A Boardbook

Gotta tell you, the CIA onesie, coupled with multiple stories like this about Melville House making a trade version make me want to adapt the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture as a boardbook. Maybe over the Christmas break. Maybe...Show More Summary

Kotaku's Favorite Comics of 2014

It's an arms race out there in superhero-movie-land. Seems like everybody wants to adapts comics into something else. That's cool. But let's not forget the ancestral medium whence all that excitement originates. Because comics had a damn good year this year. Read more...

Newswire: Sega wants to adapt some of its old video games into movies and TV shows

From Mortal Kombat to Doom to Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time, movies adapted from video games have a reputation for not being worthy of their source material. Still, that doesn’t stop studios from trying to buck the trend, eternally hoping that what’s enjoyable and popular in one form has got to be at least worth checking out in another. Show More Summary

Lena Dunham Is Looking To Make A Period Period Piece

2 years agoHumor : Badass Digest

The GIRLS creator wants to adapt the book CATHERINE, CALLED BIRDY.

The Artist Who Helps Scientists Imagine the Future of Our Planet

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the future, as we flee regions made unlivable by climate change, we'll want to adapt quickly to new habitats. That's why we need the inventions of Maja Smrekar, an artist who works with scientists to create visions of the future — and glimpses of our evolutionary past. Read more...

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