Ah, God, here we go again. Someone out there wants to bring Witchblade to the big screen, though I really can’t understand the enduring popularity of this comic.
It’s not the good news we’ve been waiting for, that Jeffrey Combs will be putting on his labcoat again and jumping back into the role of Dr. Herbert West, but it’s still pretty damn cool nonetheless.
Here’s the first thing we’ve seen in forever from Death Walks the Streets, that fabled indie film about vampires, werewolves, demons and the mob that may or may not ever actually see the light of day.
For fans of Ryan Schifrin’s Spooks comic who were excited by the recent announcement that G.I. Joe creator Larry Hama would be expanding the comic with Spooks: Omega Team, Devil’s Due just sweetened the pot further by announcing that the #0 issue will only set you back $.99!
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Creator of the flash cartoon and printed comic Xombie, James Farr, tipped us off today that his baby will be getting the live-action treatment. The details were pretty vague, but he did inform us that "big names" are involved!
Making its premiere at this weekend’s New York Comic Con, where of course Dread Central will be w/camera in-hand, is a new comic coming from Devil’s Due Publishing (Hack/Slash) called Rest, which has the involvement of “Heroes” and Pathology star Milo Ventimiglia according to
Finally, after years of talking about it as if it were some Holy Grail of unfound cinema, you guys will finally get a chance to see the first Death Note (review) in theaters next month!
Wow, it’s all about literary adaptations this morning, eh? Which I have to say is a welcome change from story after story about remakes... Variety reports that David DiGilio has been tapped by Dreamworks to pen the screenplay for The Damned, which started life as a graphic novel from Oni Press written by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt.
And the Bump madness rolls on ... When The Scream Factory announced their formation last week and to expect some great casting news this week, I really didn’t think it’d be every single day!
Finally, some Hack/Slash movement we can report on! I’m sick that it’s been so many years for this project to get moving, but I guess it’s a case of all good things coming to those who wait.
Gene Simmons really has done it all, save for directing to date, and now he’s got another chance to shine and show how cool he is: Gene Simmons’ House of Horrors, a new trade paperback coming our way from IDW Publishing.
Remember The Scream Factory announcement we alluded to last week (“What is The Scream Factory?” – April 2008)? Well, it's here!
Ryan (Abominable) Schifrin’s Spooks comic is going strong, and the third issue is on its way to stands this Wednesday, April 9th! Schifrin was cool enough to send over the cover and a stack of preview pages just for you Dread Central-ites, so dig on ‘em below! And don’t forget to talk about the comic in the official Spooks forums, also only on Dread Central!