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“Stranger Things” Creators Wanted to Adapt Stephen King’s ‘It’

By now, many of you have probably read that the Duffer Brothers’ show “Stranger Things” was rejected left and right before landing at Netflix and becoming the most talked about show of the summer. I’m guessing that pretty much every exec that turned down the offer is kicking themselves pretty hard right about now. In […]

Interview: Writer Ellen Furman Talks Being the Unconventional Choice to Write the Bryan Cranston Film The Infiltrator

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

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, Star Of ‘Hamilton,’ To Make Movie Of Tony-Winning ‘In the Heights’

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.

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”

5 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'

5 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

9 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...

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...

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