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Dante's Inferno to be adapted into TV series

One of the most important pieces of literature in all of human history, Dante Alighieri's Inferno is getting a TV adaptation from Freeform Productions. The company announced the news today and confirmed that this latest iteration will be a ...

 
 
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We're getting a Barney movie

We've seen some wild feature film adaptations over the past few years. The Emoji Movie, UglyDolls; not one but two Angry Birds films. Well things about to get a whole lot more purple around here (and I'm not talking about my dream of a...

 
 
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Kirsten Dunst joins cast of Power of the Dog film adaptation

Kirsten Dunst is set to join the cast of the upcoming film The Power of the Dog. An adaptation of a 1967 novel (being directed by Jane Campion), Dunst is replacing Elizabeth Moss in an unspecified role. Moss was forced to drop out after a s...

 
 
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Netflix's Cowboy Bebop enters production, Ein gets cast

I'm not sure if diehard anime fans are happy about Netflix's live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation, but the series has entered full production. In a short featurette, we get confirmation of that news along with a look at one of the cast memb...

 
 
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Paddington producers to adapt Pippi Longstocking into a film

Pippi Longstocking, the wildly successful children's book series, is set to receive another film adaptation soon. In a report from Variety, it's been revealed that Studiocanal and Heyday Films will be partnering together to bring the belove...

 
 
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Latest Watchmen trailer shows a world in ruin

Not even mere minutes after our editorial on Joker and Watchmen goes live does HBO upload a new trailer for its Watchmen series. Giving us a quick glimpse at the cult of Rorschach, it seems as if these domestic terrorists believe they trul...

 
 
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Stephen King's The Institute to be adapted for a mini-series

In a new report from Deadline, Spyglass Media Group has announced plans to adapt prolific author Stephen King's newest novel, The Institute, into a limited series. The creative team will be comprised of David E. Kelley and Jack Bender, two ...

 
 
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Metro 2033 film is getting a second shot at life

It looks like cult classic novel Metro 2033 is back on track to receive a film adaptation. After being canceled last year by writer Dmitry Glukhovsky, it seems a new deal was struck between Russia's TV-3 Channel and Central Partnership Film...

 
 
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Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley might add Cate Blanchett

It had been rumored that Leonardo DiCaprio was circling Guillermo del Toro's Shape of Water follow-up film, though those rumors seemed to wither with the news of Bradley Cooper's interest in the project, with DiCaprio passing. Cooper's invo...

 
 
 
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Netflix's The Witcher will include a bathtub scene

One of the more memetic scenes from CD Projekt's The Witcher 3 was a moment when Geralt was taking a bath. For whatever reason, fans latched onto that as this moment of hilarity in an otherwise serious game. It's even become a statue for th...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Goldfinch gets its first emotional trailer

The Goldfinch might me one of my most anticipated dramas of this year. While I haven't read the Pulitzer-prize winning book the film is based on, the fact that it's directed by John Crowley with Cinematography by Roger Deakins pr...

 
 
 
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Watchmen teaser shows off the first footage of HBO spin-off

There's been a void of information about the upcoming HBO "adaptation" of the seminal comic Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. While showrunner Damon Lindelof (LOST) has been pretty upfront about it not being a direct adaptation, he's...

 
 
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Review: Pet Sematary

We are smack-dab in the middle of the cinematic second coming of Stephen King. The man's work already hit its heyday decades ago when horror film began taking off in the 80s and his books were quickly adapted into a host of classic (and not...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: The Umbrella Academy

Imagine this: one day, you’re a person who’s totally not pregnant, not even a drop, minding your own biz-ness, enjoying some beach weather, and then, wham-o, the next and you’re full-term about to burst, like Jesus or...

 
 
 
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Review: Penguin Highway

Youth being wiser than their age might be a well-worn trope of cinema, but it's effective for one simple reason: we all wish we had our current knowledge when we were young. The ability to make deductive choices, carefully weigh the outcome...

 
 
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Detective Pikachu looks like an absolute blast

While I wasn't indifferent to the first Detective Pikachu trailer, I was a bit convinced it was going to be a cash grab effort. Getting Ryan Reynolds to play everyone's favorite rat was a good move, but the film did seem to be a bit generic...

 
 
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Disney's Hercules to get stage adaption this summer in NYC

More childhood nostalgia is coming at us this year. It was just announced that 1997 hit  Disney animated film Hercules is getting a stage adaption later this summer in New York City. Are we ready for a stage version? I think so, consid...

 
 
 
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Amazon's Lord of the Rings series will focus on young Aragorn

A tweet from the trusted and fan vetted @TheOneRingNet yesterday revealed that they had discovered through multiple sources that the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Rings series first season would focus on Aragorn before the events of the Fello...

 
 
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James Franco to star in X-Men spin-off, Multiple Man

In a surprise announcement, Fox has revealed that they are developing a new X-Men spin-off film starring James Franco with a script written by Wonder Woman's Allan Heinberg. Multiple Man will feature the X-Men associate of th...

 
 
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Morbius announced as new Spider-Man spin-off

Sony continued to ride the wave of Spider-Man: Homecoming's success this week by announcing a Morbius spin-off is on its way, creating a trilogy of spin-offs with the previously announced Venom and Silver & Black films. The Living ...

 
 
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What to (hopefully) watch when Game of Thrones ends

News broke Friday that Amazon is in discussions with with Warner Bros. and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate to acquire television rights for the epic fantasy classic. Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is looking for content that is "large-s...

 
 
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Runaways come together in official trailer

Following the release of Runaways' teaser trailer earlier this month comes the official full trailer for the latest TV entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The show adapts the comic series created by Brian K. Vaughan (Lost, Y: The Last ...

 
 
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Justice League actually looks pretty good in its SDCC trailer

Justice League is in the middle of a huge mess right now. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are tooling and re-tooling elements, Ben Affleck was almost phased out of the Batman role (before confirming he'd be staying on), and the film's current ad...

 
 
 
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One Piece is getting a live-action TV series for some reason

Eiichiro Oda's One Piece is arguably the most popular anime series in Japan, so with how much anime has garnered interest in the West it was only a matter of time before some Western company wanted to try their hands at a live-action v...

 
 
 
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Dragonball: Evolution is one of the best-worst movies ever

It’s no secret that faithfully adapting any kind of property is a tall order. Adaption often results in an atrocious product, born from disinterested creators and corporate interests looking to make some quick bank. However, on the su...

 
 
 




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Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)"Star Wars, but with more shooting"

 

The Shed"It's actually about the vampire inside the shed"

 

Lady and the Tramp"Wait, this isn't a cash grab?"

 

Midway"戦争はつまらない"

 

Primal"Cage v. Jaguar"

 

Official Secrets"For your eyes only"

 

Doctor Sleep"Not The Shining"

 

Red Letter Day"'You were going to kill my daughter... live on the internet!?'"

 

Terminator: Dark Fate"We're fated to get more sequels"

 

Inside Game"A different kind of whistleblower"

 

Marla"IUDEAD on arrival"

 

The Lighthouse"A twisted tale of American horror"

 

Zombieland: Double Tap"New zombies, same jokes"

 

Carmen Sandiego (Season Two)"Sins of the father"

 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"EEEEEEEEVIIIIIIIIIIIIL"

 

Trick"Give me something good to stab (and stab and stab)"

 

Metallica: S&M²"Fight Fire With Fire"

 

LFF Harriet"Be free or die"

 

Gemini Man"Does whatever a gemini can"

 

LFF The Aeronauts"Reach for the sky"

 

NYFF Saturday Fiction"Life during wartime"

 

The Addams Family"Just be yourself (but not too much!)"

 
 
 
 
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