Snowpiercer Series Adaptation Moves Back to TNT After Relocating to TBS

RELATED STORIES It seems Snowpiercer will pull in at its original destination, after all. The forthcoming TV adaptation of the 2013 film is headed back to TNT — the network that first ordered the project to series — after a brief relocation to TBS, TVLine has learned. “We’ve had the unique opportunity to more thoroughly […]

Firefly Lane: Sarah Chalke Tapped as Co-Lead Opposite Katherine Heigl in Netflix’s 10-Episode Adaptation

RELATED STORIES Sarah Chalke is scrubbing in as Katherine Heigl’s BFF. The Scrubs/Roseanne vet has been tapped as the co-lead in Firefly Lane, Netflix’s 10-episode series adaptation of Kristin Hannah’s best-selling book, TVLine has learned. Firefly Lane centers on two inseparable best friends — legendary talk show host Tully (Heigl) and the awkward and shy […]

Looking for Alaska Series Adaptation Set for October Launch on Hulu

RELATED STORIES Calling all John Green acolytes: Hulu’s limited-series adaptation of Looking for Alaska will debut on Friday, Oct. 18, the streamer announced Saturday. All eight episodes of the drama will be made available at that time. Based on Green’s 2005 novel, Looking for Alaska centers on teenager Miles “Pudge” Halter (Charlie Plummer, Granite Flats) […]

Solo’s Alden Ehrenreich to Headline Brave New World Adaptation Eyed for NBCUniversal’s Streaming Service

He’s moving from a galaxy far, far away to a Brave New World: Alden Ehrenreich, who played a young Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story, will star in a new series adaptation of the classic Aldous Huxley sci-fi novel, according to our sister site Deadline. RELATED STORIES The adaptation, which was originally developed […]

Good Omens: Amazon Sets Premiere Date for Neil Gaiman Adaptation — Benedict Cumberbatch to Play Satan

The apocalypse is nigh, now that Good Omens has finally set a premiere date. All six episodes of Amazon’s highly anticipated limited series will bow on Friday, May 31, executive producer Neil Gaiman revealed to reporters at the Television Critics Association winter press tour on Wednesday. Gaiman also announced that Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) will provide the voice […]

The Bone Collector TV Adaptation Snags Pilot Order at NBC

One of literature’s most famous crime-solvers is coming to the small screen. NBC has handed a pilot order to Lincoln, a drama based on Jeffery Deaver’s series of Lincoln Rhyme crime novels, TVLine has learned. Originally titled The Bone Collector (which is also the first book in Deaver’s collection), Lincoln centers on legendary forensic criminologist […]

The Passage Star Mark-Paul Gosselaar Tees Up Fox's Sci-Fi Novel Adaptation — Just Don't Call 'Em 'Vampires'

As a ravenous reader of The Passage novels, Mark-Paul Gosselaar wanted Fox’s adaptation to very closely mirror author Justin Cronin’s trilogy. But as the star of the TV series based on the books? Well, Gosselaar still wanted everything to happen just like it does on the page. “I’m like, ‘We need to stay true to […]

Now There’s a New ‘Emma’ Adaptation on the Way with ‘Split’ Star Anya Taylor-Joy

If you’re not a classic literature fan, then you may not be familiar with Emma, a novel written by Jane Austen. The book was adapted into a film of the same name starring Gwyneth Paltrow in 1996, however, the year before it was adapted in a much different fashion in the form of the generation-defining […]

Matilda movie cast then and now: What happened to the stars of Roald Dahl adaptation?

Released in 1996 and directed by one of its stars, Danny DeVito, it has become an all-time family favourite movie – and maintains a 90% score on Rotten Tomatoes. The original Matilda novel came out on October 1, 1988 and is thought to be Roald Dahl’s best-seller – with worldwide sales of over 17 million. […]

‘Suspiria’ Review: Luca Guadagnino’s Adaptation Casts a Seductive Cinematic Spell [Fantastic Fest]

In order to properly understand the overall tone and style of writer/director Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, one must first address its setting: 1977 Berlin, during which a series of violent events occurred that became known as “The German Autumn.” An insurgent group called the Red Army Faction partook in a series of bombings, kidnappings, assassinations, bank […]