Fox is re-entering the comic book biz by developing a drama about Batman’s home.
Dubbed Gotham, the project from Warner Bros. TV will explore the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon and the villains that made the fictitious American city famous.
Bruno Heller (The Mentalist) will executive and produce the one-hour drama that’s already received a series commitment from Fox. The drama — which is the second DC concept to go… Continue reading Fox to develop origin drama about Batman’s home
The concept of auteurism in television is not new. It can be applied to great directors delivering singular episodes of shows, à la Rian Johnson with Breaking Bad and Neil Marshall with Game of Thrones or it can mean those showrunners with a definite voice and vision, whether these creators are writers or directors or come from the movies or not. But there are some TV… Continue reading Which Filmmaker Should Develop a TV Series?
If you live in America, you probably didn’t see ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins.’ Jim Carrey’s tepidly-reviewed summer comedy earned just $ 67 million in theaters here, well below average for the veteran film funnyman. Yet, as the Los Angeles Times notes, it’s earned more than $ 100 million overseas, doing especially well in Britain and Belgium, and it’s far from being played out.
As much of a relief… Continue reading When Did America Develop Better Taste in Movies Than the Rest of the World?
India is working on the development of a winged rocket which can be reused. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has taken the first step towards releasing the Two Stage To Orbit (TSTO) rocket by building a Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD).
Recently the ISRO said in its yearly report that several technology demonstration missions [...] Continue reading ISRO: India plans to develop reusable rockets