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 […]

Jennifer Esposito Nabs Role in Amazon Comic-Book Adaptation The Boys

Jennifer Esposito will be joining The Boys‘ club next year, having been cast in Amazon’s adaptation of the Garth Ennis-Darick Robertson comic book. The live-action Boys — which received an eight-episode, straight-to-series order last November — is described as a drama “where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame.” The project […]

Les Misérables Photos: Dominic West, David Oyelowo and Lily Collins Star in PBS Adaptation — First Look

PBS on Saturday released a series of first-look photos from its star-studded adaptation of the 19th Century classic Les Misérables. RELATEDSherlock‘s Benedict Cumberbatch Calls Co-Star’s Fan Complaints ‘Pathetic’ The new Les Mis hails from screenwriter Andrew Davies, who previously helmed 2016’s War & Peace miniseries. At the time the adaptation was first announced, Davis defended his decision to […]

‘Sharp Objects’ Trailer: Amy Adams is Dangerous in HBO’s Gillian Flynn Adaptation

Gillian Flynn‘s debut novel gets the HBO treatment with Sharp Objects, a new miniseries adaptation starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson. Watch the unsettling new Sharp Objects trailer below ahead of the July premiere. Sharp Objects Trailer HBO struck gold with the Jean-Marc Vallée-directed Big Little Lies. Now they’re hoping to do it again with the Vallée-helmed Sharp Objects. Like Big Little Lies, Sharp […]