Terry Pratchett TV Double-Play: “Good Omens” and Discworld’s City Watch

BAFTA-winning producer Rod Brown, the mind behind all three Discworld specials so far, has hit the ground running with his new company, Prime Focus Productions.  And Prime Focus’s first two projects look to be following in the footsteps of Brown’s previous work, with a pair of announcements that will make Pratchett fans cry out with […]

Eddie Izzard to play Long John Silver

In a rare TV drama appearance, comedian and executive transvestite Eddie Izzard has signed on to play Long John Silver in Sky1’s new adaptation of Treasure Island. Set to air in December 2012, this marks the first live-action adaptation of the novel for British television since the 1977 production featuring Alfred Burke. The drama, which […]

Seabiscuit’s Gary Ross in talks to direct The Hunger Games

I work at  a bookstore. Now that Twilight is over (thank goodness), the latest, and actually decently written, thing to come down the pipe is The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The novels, which tell the story of a world where the US has collapsed and a totalitarian society forces children, one male and […]

Posted on September 15, 2010 at 07:00 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Dino De Laurentiis picks up rights to James Rollins’ Sigma Force

In an exclusive at THR’s Risky Business Blog, it’s reported that Martha and Dino De Laurentiis (U-571, Hannibal) have picked up the rights to the Sigma Force novels written by James Rollins. The novels follow “a division of the U.S. Department of Defense’s DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) program housed beneath the Smithsonian in […]

Posted on June 29, 2010 at 00:13 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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