When director Brad Furman read the memoir, The Infiltrator, by former federal agent Bob Mazur, he knew he wanted to adapt it into a film. When thinking about who the screenwriter should be, he made an unorthodox suggestion for the job — his mother, Ellen Furman.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and creator of Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton, is about to see his earlier Tony-winning play, In the Heights, become a movie. CBS News has announced that The Weinstein Co. wants to adapt In the Heights as a movie. Show More Summary
KEVIN SMITH wants to adapt his ONOMATOPOEIA GREEN ARROW story for TV.
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
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
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 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
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...
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
He's working on THE FOUNTAINHEAD. Read more...
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 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
Networks want to adapt the hugely popular British reality competition for American audiences -- but it's more difficult than it looks.
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...
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
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
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 […]
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
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...
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