Tag: Battle Royale

The CW Eyeing TV Series Adaptation of BATTLE ROYALE

     July 26, 2012

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Though The CW’s Hunger Games-esque pilot The Selection didn’t move forward this year (they put the show back into development), the network is now eyeing a different series that centers on kids murdering kids.  Specifically, The CW is apparently mulling …


     June 15, 2011

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The process of adaptation is a difficult one.  Yes, the story framework is in place and there’s usually a built-in fanbase as well, but screenwriters must wrestle with what they can include, what they can excise, and what they can …

BATTLE ROYALE to Get the 3D Treatment

     May 17, 2010

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Almost a decade after its original release, Kinji Fukasaku’s Battle Royale will be getting an unnecessary 3D conversion (although that’s a tad redundant: all 3D conversions are unnecessary).  Screen Daily reports that Kenji’s son Kenta Fukasaku (and the director of …