Tag: Hollywood! Adapt This

Hollywood! Adapt This: Dante Alighieri’s THE DIVINE COMEDY

     September 22, 2013

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Earlier this week, we reported that Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) was confirmed as the director of MGM’s reboot of Ben-Hur.  This is far from the only Biblical era project in the works as Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is prepping to launch for Paramount and New …

Hollywood! Adapt This: PROJECT AZORIAN

     September 15, 2013

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This week in adaptation news, we saw a bit more progress on the Goosebumps feature film as Jack Black has joined the cast as an author haunted by his creations come to life.  Hollywood beat Hollywood! Adapt This! to the …

Hollywood! Adapt This: STAR FOX

     September 8, 2013

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Amidst all the news of dramatic storytelling and once-in-a-lifetime performances coming out of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, today I bring you the story of an anthropomorphic fox fighter pilot and his wingmen.  (We like to change it up …

Hollywood! Adapt This: MAUS

     September 1, 2013

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In writing up yesterday’s indie spotlight on Mila, an animated short film that takes a look at the civilian collateral damage of war, I was reminded of a famous publication that has somehow managed to escape the adaptation machine.  Art …

Hollywood! Adapt This: THE AMORY WARS

     August 25, 2013

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Breaking news: Comic books are hot priorities for movie adaptations these days.  Marvel obviously heads the pack with DC in hot pursuit, thanks in part to the success of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and the recent casting of Ben …

Hollywood! Adapt This: The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien

     August 18, 2013

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During last weekend’s D23 (a fan celebration of all things Disney), new footage was unveiled for the studio’s upcoming film, Saving Mr. Banks.  The movie tells the story of Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) and his decades-long pursuit of the rights …

Hollywood! Adapt This: PUNCH-OUT!!

     July 28, 2013

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This week’s adaptation news saw classic Jean-Claude Van Damme movies Bloodsport and Kickboxer both headed for reboots.  Take this news and the fact that this year’s Grudge Match (due out this Christmas) will pit Raging Bull’s Robert De Niro against …

Hollywood! Adapt This: THUNDERCATS

     July 14, 2013

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This week in adaptation news: Disney has a new live-action reboot of The Jungle Book in the works, some new images cropped up from the Odd Thomas adaptation despite questions surrounding the film’s release, and Fox has plans for a …

Hollywood! Adapt This: EMERGENCY!

     July 7, 2013

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The television landscape is populated with hit medical dramas across the decades, from Dr. Kildare, M*A*S*H and Marcus Welby, M.D., to Grey’s Anatomy, House and, of course, ER.  One series that ran alongside M*A*S*H centered on the emergency personnel of …