No matter how you feel about the live-action Transformers franchise, the big-screen adventures of Hasbro’s robots in disguise have truly been, well… more than meets the eye.
Seemingly critic-proof, the four-film franchise currently ranks as the eighth highest-grossing movie franchise of all time worldwide despite being a popular punching bag for reviewers. Along the way, the series has also earned seven Academy… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Six Ideas for the New 'Transformers' Writers Room
Ant-Man: Don’t panic! It’s not unusual for studios to hire writers to do “one more polish” on a screenplay just before production begins, and that is reportedly what Marvel has done for Ant-Man. Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer (Sabrina the Teenage Witch, in development) have been hired to polish up the script rewrite recently completed by busy comedy veteran Adam McKay, and… Continue reading Movie News: 'Ant-Man' Gets More New Writers; 'Conjuring' Spin-off Coming; First 'Young Ones' Trailer
After getting a new director, Marvel’s “Ant-Man” is also getting new writers.
Latino Review reports that screenwriting duo Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer have been hired to do a rewrite of the “Ant-Man” script, which most recently had been polished by “Anchorman” director Adam McKay (who ultimately passed on helming the movie himself). The flick had been developed and written by Edgar… Continue reading 'Ant-Man' Hires Two New Writers For Rewrite
HBO’s Game of Thrones is set in the often-violent fantasy world created by George R. R. Martin, who famously enjoys killing off your favorite characters in the most terrifying ways possible. On tonight’s episode of Entertainment Weekly and the Sundance Channel’s behind-the-scenes series The Writer’s Room, executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (who write pretty much every episode) talk about modulating the show’s violence to avoid making it unintentionally… Continue reading ‘The Writers Room’: ‘Game of Thrones’ EPs talk violence and Ned’s execution — VIDEO
“Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” are the clear front-runners in the nominations for the 2013 Writers Guild of America Awards.
Both shows are nominated in their respective series categories, and they each occupy at least half the slots in the episodic categories. “Breaking Bad” scored four of the six nominations for individual drama episodes — that’s half of the episodes the AMC series aired in 2012… Continue reading 'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' dominate Writers Guild TV nominations