Tag: Adaptation

Liam Neeson to Play an Assassin in MEMORY, an Adaptation of Dutch Film THE MEMORY OF A KILLER

Liam Neeson is back at it, playing a badass assassin in the upcoming film Memory, an adaptation of the Dutch film The Memory of a Killer. Casino Royale director Martin Campbell is set to helm the film from a script adapted by Dario Scardapane. Deadline reports the following description: Neeson will play an expert assassin with a […]

Eli Roth Set To Direct a Feature Film Adaptation of The Video Game BORDERLANDS

Eli Roth (Hostel, The Green Inferno, Death Wish) has signed on to direct a feature film adaptation of the wildly successful video game Borderlands. The project is being produced by Lionsgate and this seems like the kind of project that Roth would have a lot of fun directing. I’m not really the biggest fan of […]

Ubisoft's Film Adaptation of WEREWOLVES WITHIN Moves Forward With a Director and Cast

The feature film adaptation of Ubisoft’s virtual reality game Werewolves Within is moving forward with director Josh Ruben (Scare Me) and actors Michael Chernus (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Sam Richardson (Veep). The film will be a horror-comedy, which is perfect for Ruben. I recently saw Ruben’s film Scare Me at the Sundance Film Festival, and I […]

Lauren Graham on Board to Play Lead in Disney+ Series Adaptation of THE MIGHTY DUCKS

Actress Lauren Graham, best known for her roles in Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, has been hired to star in the Disney+ adapted series, The Mighty Ducks. The show has been picked up for a ten-episode first season at the streamer, and has also cast Brady Noon, the young actor from Boardwalk Empire and Good Boys, […]

The Hit Video Game CROSSFIRE is Getting a Film Adaptation From FAST AND FURIOUS Producer

Sony Pictures is teaming up with South Korean game developer Smilegate to develop an adaptation of the hit video game Crossfire. The script for the film was written by Chuck Hogan (The Town, 13 Hours, The Strain) and Fast and Furious producer Neal H. Moritz is producing. Crossfire is an online tactical first-person shooter and due to its popularity in Asia, […]

Olivia Colman Has Joined Adaptation of THE LOST DAUGHTER, Maggie Gyllenhaal's Directorial Debut

Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman, known for her roles in The Favourite and The Crown, has joined the book to big screen adaptation of The Lost Daughter. The film is being directed and adapted by Maggie Gyllenhaal in her directorial debut. The novel was written by Elena Ferrante and tells the story of a woman […]

The Agatha Christie Novel AND THEN THERE WERE NONE is Getting a Film Adaptation From 20th Century Studios

20th Century Studios and Disney are producing another Agatha Christie adaptation and this one is for the classic novel And Then There Were None. The project will be developed by Seberg screenwriters and husband-and-wife writing partners Anna Waterhouse and Joe Shrapnel. Disney, and producer Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) plan on keeping the story in its pre-World War II setting, which […]

BOOM! Studios Unveils Fantastic Cover for the Graphic Novel Adaptation of SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE

Author Ryan North, artist Albert Monteys, and colorist Ricard Zaplana are turning Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five into a graphic novel through BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint. Now, the cover art has finally been revealed and it’s pretty fantastic. The design for the new cover comes from Scott Newman and then Monteys provided the art. “Listen: Billy Pilgrim […]

The Broadway Musical Adaptation of Roald Dahl's MATILDA Is Getting the Feature Film Treatment

A few years ago when I visited New York City, my wife and I took in a few Broadway shows. One of those shows was the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl‘s Matilda. We had no idea what to expect from it, and I ended up loving it. When the touring company came to Los Angeles, […]

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