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Natalie Portman may join the Steve Jobs biopic

Natalie Portman may join the Steve Jobs biopic

The Steve Jobs biopic had been dropped by Sony, but Universal have picked up the film. Aaron Sorkin wrote the screenplay and Michael Fassbender is in talks to play Steve Jobs. Seth Rogen is playing Steve Wozniak. Deadline have the news that Natalie Portman is in talks for a major role. There is no word on what the role will be, but it could be that of...

Jekyll & Hyde TV show is heading our way

Jekyll & Hyde TV show is heading our way

“Man is not truly one, but truly two” An ambitious and dynamic, ten-part action adventure drama, Jekyll & Hyde, has been green lit by ITV’s drama commissioning team. From an idea conceived by acclaimed novelist Charlie Higson (The Fast Show), the action and fantasy series has been inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and My Hyde by Robert...

Cool Short: Ethereal Chrysalis – Lovecraftian horror

Cool Short: Ethereal Chrysalis – Lovecraftian horror

Syl Disjonk created this very cool Lovecraftian style horror. Falls into a nightmare where the inter-dimensional cosmic order is consumed by dementia. Leave your mind in the ethereal labyrinth of madness where the doors of perception become the annihilation of all rational thought. Accept the call of the Ethereal Chrysalis. Thanks to Twitch for spotting...

Jamie Johnson. A Hogan Rebel

Jamie Johnson. A Hogan Rebel

Dream, Believe, Create. Jamie Johnson is an American heir, filmmaker, and socialite. He is a great-grandson of Robert Wood Johnson I (co-founder of Johnson & Johnson). In 2003, Johnson made Born Rich, a documentary film about the experience of growing up as a child in one of the world’s richest families. He tackles challenging themes that many...

Watch Carey Mulligan in Far From The Madding Crowd trailer

Watch Carey Mulligan in Far From The Madding Crowd trailer

Fox Searchlight have released a teaser trailer for the new adaptation of Far From The Madding Crowd. It features Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen singing the traditional folk song “Let No Man Steal Your Thyme. Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene...

Telltale’s Game of Thrones video game gets a trailer

Telltale’s Game of Thrones video game gets a trailer

Tyrion Lannister, Cersei Lannister, Ramsay Bolton and more revealed as characters in the Game of Thrones game from Telltale Games. Based on the award-winning HBO television drama series, Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series tells the story of House Forrester. Caught up in the events of The War of the Five Kings, they are placed in a precarious position...

Dragonriders of Pern gets a screenwriter

Dragonriders of Pern gets a screenwriter

The long in development Dragonriders of Pern was recently optioned by Warner Bros. The adaptation for Anne McCaffrey‘s novels did have an old screenplay by David Hayter. However, it appears that his screenplay is no longer in the mix as Warner Bros have brought onboard Sarah Cornwell (What I Had Before You) to adapt the first novel. In Dragonflight,...

Win the Battlestar Galactica Vault

Win the Battlestar Galactica Vault

Battlestar Galactica Vault is a fantastic book by Paul Ruditis. For over thirty years, science­‐fiction fans have been enthralled by Battlestar Galactica and the captivating saga of humanity’s war with the chilling Cylons. From its innovative special effects to its controversial storylines, the franchise has fascinated generations of viewers. Now,...

Paul Greengrass to direct George Orwell’s 1984

Paul Greengrass to direct George Orwell’s 1984

Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Identity, Captain Phillips) is set to direct a new adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984. George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the most pervasively influential book of the twentieth century, making famous Big Brother, newspeak and Room 101. Hidden away in the Record Department of the...

The Goldfinch adaptation gets a scriptwriter

The Goldfinch adaptation gets a scriptwriter

The film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch has got Peter Straughan to write the script. Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who...