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Violence Gets the Green Light with Powers

The talks are over and everything is finally official for the new TV show for FX based on the popular comic by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, "Powers", and we have all the details for you right here, free of oozing entrails.

Dead Island Movie Update! Directors in Talks!

A few days ago it was announced that the movie rights for an adaptation of the upcoming video game Dead Island had been secured by Mummy producer Sean Daniel and the financier Union Entertainment based upon the amazing trailer alone. Well ... not so fast.

Official - D.J. Caruso to Direct Preacher Adaptation

Just last week we told you about the possibility of director D.J. Caruso (Disturbia, Eagle Eye, I Am Number 4) helming the big screen adaptation of the Garth Ennis comic epic Preacher, and now it seems as if that possibility has become a reality.

Early Teaser Art and Website - Joe R. Lansdale's Christmas with the Dead

The holidays may be behind us for now, but that doesn't mean Christmas won't be upon us before we know it. Good thing for us horror fans we'll have zombies to help us through the season.

Sean Daniel Acquires Film Rights to Dead Island Video Game

With the Internet abuzz about the Dead Island video game trailer that debuted a short while ago, of course it was just a matter of time before a big-time Hollywood producer snapped up the film rights. Said producer in question is Sean Daniel, who has been making movies for 20 years and before that was a studio executive at Universal.

Harry Potter Scribe to Work Magic for Akira

While the jury is still out on how well a big screen American adaptation of Akria will fare, we have to admit Warner Brothers is off to a good start in terms of picking a writer to add some shine to the epic-sized job.

Another New Director Being Courted to Become a Preacher

Did someone smash a mirror or something when first talking about the big screen adaptation of the Garth Ennis comic masterpiece Preacher? It's been seven years -- seven long years -- of discussion, setbacks, director courting, and a whole lot of nothing.

More Casting Coming in for the Mortal Kombat Web Series - Kano Uncovered!

Okay kids! Before you get ready to finish him, I suppose it would be wise to find out exactly who that "him" is! We've already heard about the return casting of Jeri Ryan (Sonya) and Michael Jai White (Jax), but another kombatant has joined the web series fray! From the Press Release

International Trailer Debut - Tomie: Unlimited

The first official international trailer for the latest project based upon Japanese anime, Tomie Unlimited, has come our way and though it lacks subtitles it's heavy on the creep factor.

International One-Sheet Debut - Tomie Unlimited

The first official piece of artwork for the latest project based upon Japanese anime, Tomie Unlimited, is here and it's pretty damned wicked.

So Who's Directing Pride and Prejudice and Zombies This Week? How About Fright Night Remake Director Craig Gillespie?

Every few days another name gets thrown into the mix in terms of who will be directing Lionsgate's adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and this week follow suit accordingly.

First Casting News: Anton Yelchin Joins Odd Thomas

The first bit of casting news has hit the net regarding the upcoming Dean R. Koontz adaption, Odd Thomas, and we have got the skinny for you right here! Anton Yelchin (Star Trek, Terminator: Salvation) is first on board Stephen Sommers' upcoming flick.

Jeri Ryan Returning to Mortal Kombat Web Series

After seeing the promo film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth months ago, we've been stoked for another live action adaptation. When the announcement from Warner Premiere came that the man behind the awesome short, Kevin Tancharoen, would be bringing his vision to an official Mortal Kombat web series, we were elated. The good news keeps on coming!

Twilight Saga Producing Team Looking to Become Legend

Yet another literary trilogy has been picked up by a studio for adaptation into a film series even before the first volume has hit bookstore shelves. This time it's CBS Films acquiring rights to Marie Lu's Legend, which Twilight Saga producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey will produce through their Temple Hill banner.

Popular Video Game Zombies Ate My Neighbors Getting the Screen Treatment?

One of my favorite video games to this day remains Konami's Zombies Ate My Neighbors, which originally appeared on both the Super NES and the Sega Genesis. Simply put, it was campy horror-loving fun that has endured through the years. Current day gamers with a Wii can even play it on the system's virtual console right now! For any good property a movie adaptation is never that far away.