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CBS Getting A New Zombie Detective Series Based On Best Selling Novel

  CBS is adapting Stefan Petrucha’s best-selling novel ‘Dead Mann Walking’ for a new TV series. ‘Continuum’ creator Simon Barry will be penning the script for the series, according to THR.   Barry “After Hessius Mann was wrongfully convicted of his wife’s murder, suppressed evidence came to light and the verdict overturned. Too bad he […]

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Scream Queen Adrienne Barbeau’s Love Bites Getting Adaption

Director Harrison Smith, who regularly publishes articles on our site, heads the independent film department of Carolco Pictures along with actress Felissa Rose (Sleepaway camp). During the ‘Sleepaway Camp’ panel at the Rock and Shock convention in Massachusetts Rose revealed that she and Smith are working on a movie adaption of the 2010 novel ‘Love Bites’ by […]

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Monster High Getting A Live Action Movie From Universal

The extremely popular Mattel toy and animated series franchise Monster High is getting it’s own live action film from Universal. Oscar winner, Ari Sandel has signed on to direct the film, with the script written by Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz. The Monster High line features characters (dolls) inspired by monsters from literature, movies and […]

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AMC To Premier The Preacher Trailer During The Upcoming The Walking Dead Special

On November 1st AMC will air a special 90-minute episode of ‘The Walking Dead’ to celebrate “The Walking Dead Mega Sunday”. During the extended ‘Here’s Not Here’ episode, AMC will premier the trailer for their new series ‘Preacher‘, starring Dominic Cooper (Agent Carter, Dracula Untold). The new series is based on the adaption of Garth […]

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Cynema in Comedy & Film Finance

I read an article on Markus Persson, the billionaire developer of Minecraft and why the media says he hates being a billionaire: http://recode.net/2015/08/29/minecraft-billionaire-markus-persson-hates-being-a-billionaire/ Now I don’t know how much of this was taken out of context. I would think with that kind of expendable income, I could find a few things to at least occupy […]

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Hack/Slash Comic Being Adapted For TV

The cult horror comic ‘Hack/Slash’ will be joining the ranks of ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Outcast’ and the horde of other comics being adapted for TV.  Skip Woods, the man behind ‘Hitman’, will be penning the script for the new series as well as serving executive producer, along with Adrian Askarieh, Daniel Alter and Geoffrey Yim. […]

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Cynema: Based On A True Story (Sort Of)

“Based On A True Story” “Based On True Events” “Most Of What You Are About to See Is True” “Some Of This Is Bullshit” “The Names Have Been Changed, Certain Dialogue Has Been Made Up” “We Have An Agenda And We Want to Entertain You” “You’ve Become So Ignorant to Real Events, You Wouldn’t Know […]

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An Open Letter to New Line “Cynema”: Take A Stab At Something Different

To: New Line Cinema From: B Harrison Smith Re: Friday the 13th: Tommy Jarvis vs. Jason Vorhees Make Tommy vs. Jason. You’re sitting a goldmine. I am told the rights to Friday the 13th are a mess. Paramount owns some, you own some. Some are parceled out to TV while the films retain others and […]

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