Some ambitious production company has decided in the wake of Fifty Shades of Grey to adapt Anne Rice's Sleeping Beauty Trilogy into a television show. HOO BOY. Good luck with that, y'all. Read more...
PopMatters profiled a filmmaker who wants to adapt James Joyce's novel Ulysses into a video game. Paste listed the best live albums of all time. NPR Music is streaming the new J Mascis album Tied to a Star. Lumina interviewed...
James Franco directed an adaption of the Cormac McCarthy novel Child of God, which opens in some theaters on August 1. But Franco also wanted to adapt McCarthy’s novel Blood Meridian, and even Franco admits the book seems like an “un-filmable” novel. Show More Summary
This is a bit of an unusual story. Most of the times when we mention a movie studio and a novel in the same article, it's to announce that a studio has scooped up the rights of a novel, often one that is best-selling and/or penned by a hot author. Show More Summary
There are two movies down and two movies to go if Lifetime wants to adapt all four of V.C. Andrews' first book series about the incestuous, dysfunctional Dollenganger family -- rumor has it that the network plans to adapt the third and fourth novels. Show More Summary
Electric Cloud, a company that offers continuous delivery products, services and support to businesses that want to adapt this software design practice, today announced that it has closed a $12 million Series E round with participation from Siemens' Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, RRE Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Show More Summary
Doctors normally use MRI to look inside the body to examine organs and tissue, for instance to find tumors and other abnormalities. Now, biological engineers in the US want to adapt the scanning technology to work on a much smaller scale. Show More Summary
Edward Norton has wanted to adapt Jonathan Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn since it came out, but finding financing was almost as difficult as solving Frank Minna’s murder. Now, Brett Ratner has agreed to fund the film with Norton directing and starring as Lionel Essrog.
David S. Goyer knows a thing or two about adapt comic books. To date he's penned screenplays for The Crow: City of Angels, which was inspired by James O'Barr's Crow comics, three Blade movies, Batman Begins and the summer hit Man of Steel With the last of those pulling in an incredible $662 million worldwide, Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Disney is toying with the idea of a Princess Bride "stage adaptation." Please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck, please don't suck. Read more...
While 'War Horse' is in L.A. at the Pantages, the director launches Tori Amos' musical, 'The Light Princess,' at National Theatre. LONDON — When author Michael Morpurgo was told the National Theatre wanted to adapt his book "War Horse" for the stage, to be co-directed by Marianne Elliott, he immediately went off to see Elliott's production of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan."
The National Science Foundation recently awarded $745,000 to Graphene Frontiers, which wants to adapt roll-to-roll manufacturing to the emerging material.
For his next film, Jason Reitman wants to adapt Chad Kultgen’s satirical novel Men, Women and Children; and he specifically wants Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Cameron Diaz and Rosemarie DeWitt in leading roles. Kultgen’s novel focuses...Show More Summary
Simple one pot backpacking meals are a great option if you want more variety in your backpacking diet, you want to eat real food with less preservatives, or you want to adapt your meals to seasonal or locally available ingredients that you encounter on your hike. But if your existing stove and cook pot are only […]
With his dear friend and colleague now heading up Zynga, Hollywood wonders if the Oscar-winning powerhouse will still want to adapt the video game for TV. The recent news that former Xbox chief Don Mattrick was leaving Microsoft to help revive the social gaming company Zynga as its new CEO sent shock waves through the $78.5 billion games industry. Show More Summary
Portland, Oregon police want to adapt an old technology for new uses to get guns and gang members off of their streets. read more
Will Spielberg direct the movie? - Vulture Read Emma Watson's secret Tumblr - HuffPost Entertainment Watch the trailer for Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 - Moviefone What if famous fictional characters sold out? - Cracked Get filled...Show More Summary
Earlier this year Archie Comics revealed that the people of Riverdale would be overrun with flesh eating zombies. For fun! And now Warner Bros. wants to adapt the comics into a movie. BUT WAIT, it might actually be good. Read more.....
The Thing and Halloween director John Carpenter wants to adapt the first Dead Space into a (live action) movie. "You have these people coming onto an abandoned, shut-down space ship and they have to start it up and something's on board. It's just great stuff," he told Game Informer. [via VideoGamer] Read more...
J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot are looking to secure the rights to Stephen King's 11/22/63, a long novel about a teacher who finds a doorway to 1958, does some research, falls in love, waits it out till the day of JFK's assassination, then tries to change history. Jonathan Demme exited a film ... More »