While comic books have become very popular to adapt, the relationship between the two mediums also moves in the other direction. There’s a long tradition of comic books adapting from and expanding on a whole slew of popular films, from the likes of Star Trek and RoboCop, to more modern examples like Interstellar and the current iteration of Planet of the Apes.
With Marvel Comics now being a Disney… Continue reading Comics on Film: New 'Star Wars' and 'Ant-Man' Comics Give Fans Something to Look Forward To
Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
Looking to load up on YA this fall? We’ve got a few notable releases coming up. Check out what’s coming to the big screen and bookshelves (or your iPad/Kindle if you’d rather) in the coming months.
The Maze Runner In Theaters September 19
Pacific Rim 2: Confirming rumors that have been circulating since the release of Pacific Rim last summer, Guillermo del Toro will direct a sequel, Pacific Rim 2, and Universal has scheduled it for release on April 17, 2017. The director says that an animated TV series will also be developed, and a comic book series based on the movie will continue… Continue reading Movie News: 'Pacific Rim 2' Confirmed for 2017; 'Snow White and the Huntsman 2' Moves Forward
Now that May is here and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has swung into U.S. theaters, the summer movie season is officially upon us. Never mind that Captain America: The Winter Soldier a month ago, that didn’t count. The Web-Slinger is the first true hero of the true blockbuster period, and unfortunately for a lot of us that period has opened with a… Continue reading What Non-Blockbuster Movies Are You Looking Forward To This Summer?
The Martian: Drew Goddard is no longer attached to direct The Martian, a not-unexpected development since he was just named to helm Marvel’s The Sinister Six, on top of his duties as writer/director for the Daredevil TV show. The Martian is a sci-fi drama that revolves around an astronaut stranded on the Moon; it’s set up at Fox, which wants Matt Damon (who… Continue reading Movie News: Matt Damon Going to Space As 'The Martian;' 'Timecop' Remake Moves Forward; First 'Hercules' Clip