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Cable Comic Book Character Optioned


February 9, 2016 Today, reports hit the web that Fox has greenlit a Deadpool sequel. What can tell you is that the X-Men character, Cable, will be joining him. We don’t know how large a role Cable will play in the Deadpool sequel, but Colossus plays a fairly significant

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Unfollow Comic Book Optioned


November 17, 2015 ABC is expanding its comic book universe. The broadcast network, already home to Marvel TV, is adapting Vertigo comic book Unfollow, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Written and executive produced by The Originals showrunner Michael Narducci, the drama — which has received a script commitment from the network

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Mantis character Optioned for GOTG 2 Movie


October 29, 2015 Deadline is reporting that Pom Klementieff will play Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Marvel is still officially keeping the French actress’s role a secret, but Deadline claims to have been told by inside sources that half-Vietnamese, half-German superhero, with psychic powers and martial arts

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Butterfly Comic Book Optioned


October 27, 2015 Channel 4 has optioned the rights to Arash Amel’s Butterfly series from BOOM! Studios with Bo Odar (Sleepless Night) set to direct the pilot. The comic series was co-scripted by Marguerite Bennett and drawn by Antonio Fuso. Butterfly is a globe-trotting geopolitical thriller, set against the backdrop of

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Hack/Slash Comic Book Optioned

Hack Slash

October 15, 2015 Tim Seeley and Stefano Caselli’s Image Comics series “Hack/Slash” is in development as a television series at Relativity Television. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “Hitman” scribe Skip Woods is on board to pen the script. The comic series follows Cassie Hack, a young woman who survived a

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X-Men Comic Book Optioned

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October 14, 2015 It’s hard to imagine Marvel ever getting the X-Men feature film rights back from FOX, but that doesn’t mean they’re out of the X game entirely. The two companies have just announced a pair of television shows set in the X-Men universe. The first will be called Legion and has been ordered to

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Battle Angel Alita Comic Book Optioned

Battle Angel Alita

October 14, 2015 Filmmaking giants James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are teaming up for a Western adaptation of Battle Angel Alita, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Rodriguez is in negotiations to direct the film, while Cameron and partner Jon Landau will produce. The adaptation, titled Alita: Battle Angel, will follow

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Z-Men Comic Book Optioned


October 13, 2015 Lionsgate is teaming with comic book publisher Double Take to turn the zombie-themed graphic novel Z-Men into a movie. Written by creator Jeff McComsey, Z-Men is the flagship title from Double Take, the comic book arm of video game developer and publisher Take-Two Interactive Software. The graphic

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Skin Trade Comic Book Optioned

Skin Trade

October 13, 2015 Skin Trade, the World Fantasy Award-winning werewolf noir novella by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, has been picked by Cinemax. Martin revealed on his “Not A Blog” that Cinemax, sister network to Game of Thrones’ home HBO, has ordered a pilot script: I am very excited

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The Boys Comic Book Optioned

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October 13, 2015 The site formerly known as Badass Digest is reporting that Seth Rogen is keen on bringing another Garth Ennis property to TV.  The Boys, a 2006-2012 comic series from Ennis and artist Darick Robertson is reportedly the next gritty, ultra-violent comic book series Rogen wants to adapt

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Batman: Killing Joke Comic Book Optioned

Batman Killing Joke

October 9, 2015 At San Diego Comic-Con it was announced that Batman: The Killing Joke would be one of the next animated movies from DC Comics and Warner Bros.. Tonight at the Batman: Bad Blood panel at New York Comic-Con we got word from producer James Tucker that Warner Bros. gave

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The Woods Comic Book Optioned

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October 8, 2015 James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas’ BOOM! Studios series “The Woods,” which follows the students and staff of a prep school after they are transported to another planet, is headed to television. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Cable Productions has secured the rights to adapt the

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