Posts tagged "Adaptations"

Who Do You Think Won’t Be In Mean Moms?

Hollywood is for sure a mystery, but there are still some things that seem pretty predictable and straightforward about it. Anything that is already something will be made into a movie franchise, for one. If a movie does well, there will be more of that movie in one way or another, for two. More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / June 27, 2013

FINALLY: Choose Your Own Adventure: The Movie

After years of nervous anticipation, the American people breathe a sigh of relief to learn, as the Hollywood Reporter is Hollywood reporting, that FOX is moving forward with a "crossplatform" adaptation of the Choose Your Own Adventure books. The article actually has an interesting break-down of the series' herstory, which was created by a… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / June 18, 2013

Who Should Play The Big Thunder Mountain?

Somewhere out there exists a world that we would recognize as very similar to ours. "We" are all there, doing just about the same things we do here -- blogging, loving, drinking, tweeting. In fact if we were transported to this world without being told it's possible that we wouldn't notice the difference, that is,… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / November 13, 2012

Updating Wuthering Heights For Its NBC Adaptation

The Brontë sisters (Charlotte, Emily, and Anne) were the Olsen sisters (MK, Ashley, and Elizabeth) of their day. Yes? I'm pretty sure I don't have to back that up with any reason for saying it because I feel like we're all on board and no one realizes that I just said it because each of… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / September 26, 2012

Fargo: The TV Show Coming To FX

FX is developing an hourlong project "loosely based" on Fargo, created by Noah Hawley, with the Coen Brothers executive producing. And it actually sounds like it could be good?! "Oh jeeze!" - FargoMore »

By: Kelly Conaboy / September 25, 2012

What Is Your Dream Broadway Musical Adaptation Of A Movie?

We all have our dream Broadway musical adaptations of kind of oldish movies, but for some reason the topic very rarely comes up in conversation. Think about it -- the last time you and your friends mulled it over at a party, did the topic come up naturally or did you really have to force… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / September 5, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: First Look At Legos: The Movie Screenplay

In its relentless attempts to turn any name brand thing that at least 10 children have heard of into a movie franchise, Hollywood, and Warner Bros in particular, has greenlit a movie based on Legos. Do you know what Legos are? They're inanimate building blocks that you can use to build larger blocks. And the… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / November 14, 2011

Who Should Play Axel Foley’s Son In The Beverly Hills Cop TV Show?

Eddie Murphy is on the cover of this month's Rolling Stone in light of the runaway success of the forward-thinking payment plan in which you can pay 60 dollars to watch Tower Heist in your home instead of going to the movie theater like a human being. (That is not true. They canceled thisMore »

By: Gabe Delahaye / October 26, 2011

The Kids Are All Right The TV Show

The Kids Are All Right is being turned into a TV show, but unfortunately it's for HBO, which probably means no laff track or boy-oy-oing sound effects. Oh well. At least half the cast of The Wire and two vampires will be in it, though. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / October 14, 2011

They Are Making A The BFG Movie

Dreamworks has hired the woman who wrote E.T. to write an adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG. She better not fuck it up! More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / September 28, 2011

Ghost: The Musical, Ladies

Next spring, a musical based on Ghost will open on Broadway. The original cast recording of the song "Hey, I'm A Ghost Now!" is going to be incredible. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / August 22, 2011

EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK: The Space Invaders: The Videogame: The Movie Screenplay

While the world waits with baited breath to hear about the latest developments in the Asteroids adaptation, today we learn that the same producer is optioning the rights of another classic arcade game, Space Invaders, which is sure to be another terrific movie! From the Hollywood Reporter: Get ready for the Space InvadersMore »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 8, 2011

Family Circus: The Movie

Every time that you think ideas could not get much worse, ideas get much worse. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / October 11, 2010