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Why I’m Super Excited About The Alienist TV Show

The 10-episode murder mystery series, adapted from Caleb Carr's bestselling novel, stars my husband, Daniel Brühl, my other husband, Luke Evans, and Dakota Fanning as a badass independent woman in Gilded Age New York City.

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Bryan Fuller Is at Work on a TV Pilot for Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles

The creative mind behind Pushing Daisies, Hannibal, American Gods and a good chunk of Star Trek: Discovery is working on bringing Anne Rice's literary vamps to the small screen.

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TNT Orders Snowpiercer Series With Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly at Opposite Ends of the Train

Bong Joon Ho’s 2013 film Snowpiercer, based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, is one of the best, if most depressing, examinations of class warfare in film. It seems almost too appropriate that, this year of all years, TNT has just put in a series order for a TV show based on the film.

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Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown to Produce and Star in Enola Holmes Film Series

We've always known that Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown was talented beyond her years. Now, at the ripe old age of 13, it seems that she's adding "producer" to her list of credits.

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Spike Lee Updates the Feminism of She’s Gotta Have It For Netflix With Help From Female Voices

No one is perfect, and no one knows everything. The best any of us can do is learn from our mistakes and work toward doing better. It seems that director Spike Lee is doing just that with his 1986 feature film debut, She's Gotta Have It, which he's adapted as a 10-episode series for Netflix.

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Ellen Page to Play The Umbrella Academy‘s Most Fascinating Character, and All is Well With the World

I didn't realize how much I wanted to hear this news until I heard it and squeed with the intensity of a thousand suns. We already knew that Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's comic series The Umbrella Academy is getting the live-action treatment over at Netflix. Today, we learned that one of its most fascinating characters has been cast!

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Before Adapting Your Name Hollywood Needs to Deal With Its Asian Problem

Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot are in the works to adapt the amazing animated film Your Name with J.J. Abrams, Lindsey Weber and Genki Kawamura (who was also the producer of the anime) producing.

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This Nancy Drew Reboot Better Be Queer As Hell, Or I Will Be Mad As Hell

When we adapt Nancy Drew into a television series, can we please let George Fayne be grumpy, boyish, bold and queer?

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A Bob’s Burgers Movie Is in the Works & We Cannot Contain Our Excitement

Don't have a crap attack, but this is BIG!

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Jon Hamm Cast as the Archangel Gabriel in an Expanded Role for Amazon/BBC’s Good Omens

We've been very excited about the upcoming Good Omens TV adaptation coming from Amazon and BBC Two, which will star David Tennant and Michael Sheen as the demon and angel protagonists, respectively. Today, we just got a bit more exciting casting news that brings story information along with it!

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J.J. Abrams and Paramount Developing Live-Action Your Name. Dare I Be Hopeful?

The beautiful anime film Your Name was a huge hit earlier this year, becoming the highest-grossing anime film of all time when it stayed Number One at the Japanese box office for 12 weeks and made $303 million before coming to the United States. I raved about it when I saw it, and it remains one of my favorite film experiences of the year. That film is now getting the live-action treatment.

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Annihilation Teaser Trailer Gives Us the Fierce, Female-Fronted Sci-Fi We Deserve

Yesterday's "Things We Saw Today" delivered a first glimpse of the upcoming Alex Garland female-led sci-fi film, Annihilation, which is based on the best-selling novel by Jeff VanderMeer. Today, we have our first teaser trailer, and it's glorious and weird. Exactly what we'd expect from an Alex Garland film.

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Things We Saw Today: How to Talk to Girls at Parties Trailer Looks More Interesting Than Its Source Material

And I loved the source material.

Looking at this first Japanese trailer for How to Talk to Girls at Parties, I'm really excited, as it seems that the film really delves into themes that the story merely hinted at.

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Finding Dory Writer and Hamilton Director to Tell the Story of the U.S. Military’s First Female Pilots

Adapted from the nonfiction book The Women With Silver Wings by historian Katherine Sharp Landdeck, the film is described as a "Hidden Figures-like drama" that will dive into "the true story of WWII’s Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), the first women to ever fly for the U.S. military."

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Do We Really Need a Hollywood Live-Action One Piece?

Weekly Shonen Jump editor-in-chief Hiroyuki Nakano announced that One Piece would be adapted as an "overseas (or foreign) drama" from Hollywood producer Marty Adelstein, the same producer heading the live-action Cowboy Bebop.

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The Umbrella Academy Is Coming to Netflix, and I Can’t Wait For This Glorious Weirdness and These Female Characters

You might know Gerard Way as a musician dude, but I will always think of him as a comic book guy. Before he was put in charge of the DC imprint, DC Young Animal, he was writing wonderfully creative and off-the-wall comics for Dark Horse like The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys and the always amazing The Umbrella Academy, which is one of my all-time faves. Netflix, who has really leaned into doing weird stuff well, is now adapting Umbrella Academy for TV. Rejoice!

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Assassin’s Creed Is Also Getting the Anime Treatment

Adi Shankar, producer of Adventure Time and more recently of Netflix's adaptation of the classic game Castlevania, is on a quest to animate all the iconic action-adventure games.

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Superman: Red Son Film Being Discussed at Warner Bros. During Interesting Political Times

Mark Millar's 2003 limited series Superman: Red Son may find new life at Warner Bros, and news of these discussions is certainly popping up in interesting political times.

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Twilight Zone Movie Finds Its Writer…and a New Format. Will It Work?

The Twilight Zone still stands as one of the best sci-fi/fantasy offerings of all time, and its original episodes still manage to be relevant today. So, it's no wonder that there have been several attempts at adaptation. Now, there's a new one in the works, and the project has just hired its writer!

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Luc Besson Has Been Waiting His Entire Life to Make Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The Fifth Element director can finally adapt the comic book he's loved since he was ten thanks to new technologies.

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