Kassell said: “While the 1939 musical is part of my DNA, I am exhilarated and humbled by the responsibility of re-imagining such a legendary tale."
Damon Lindelof wants to work with Marvel, especially since they are getting more and more experimental.
Olivia Wilde tweeted her shock at being included on the former president's list of the year's best films.
Damon Lindelof, the creator of Lost and writer of Prometheus, has jumped on board the Martin Scorsese Marvel row, reckoning that the Goodfellas director might not be quite up to speed.
The DC Comics adaptation is earning critical acclaim ahead of its debut on Sky Atlantic.
HBO has set the premiere date for Damon Lindelof’s highly-anticipated adaptation of “Watchmen.”The series will premiere on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 9 p.m. A week later, “Silicon Valley” will return for its sixth and final season, which will air at 10 p.m.The series is based on Alan Moore’s acclaimed 1980s set graphic novel series. The logline from HBO is as follows: Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, “Watchmen” embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.Also Read: 'Watchmen': Damon Lindelof Expects a Divided Reaction to His Take on Acclaimed ComicNicole Kassell directed the pilot, based from a script written by Lindelof.Not much is known about HBO’s take on the famed comic series, except that it will not be a straight retelling of the 12-issue graphic novel series, but rather something new that takes place roughly 30 years later. “It’s canon,” Lindelof said of the events of the novel, during the Television Critics Association press tour in July. “Everything that happened in those 12 issues could not be messed with. We were married to it. There’s no rebooting happening.”“Watchmen” stars Jeremy Irons, Regina King, Jean Smart, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Adelaide Clemens, Andrew Howard, Tom Mison, Frances Fisher, Jacob Ming-Trent, Sara Vickers, Dylan Schombing, Lily Rose Smith and Adelynn Spoon.“Watchmen” is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television, based on characters from DC.Read original story Damon Lindelof’s ‘Watchmen’ Adaptation Gets Premiere Date From HBO At TheWrap
With the TV series of Watchmen soon to air on HBO, series showrunner Damon Lindelof has broached Watchman creator Alan Moore's lack of support for the show.
During HBO’s TCA executive session today, the network’s programming president Casey Bloys gave updates on its high-profile <em>Watchmen</em> pilot from Damon Lindelof, and the controversial <em>Confederate</em> series, from <em>Game Of Thrones </em>creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm Spellman. Lindelof's <em>Watchmen,</em> directed by Nicole Kassell, is a take on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' iconic limited comic series that has assembled a star-studded cast led by…
A look at why we should be excited about HBO's forthcoming TV adaptation of Alan Moore's seminal comic book series, Watchmen.
'The Commuter' star discusses his role in 'Watchmen' and playing a villain ahead of his 'Aquaman' debut.
Looks like Damon Lindelof may be going back to work for HBO. Fresh off the critically acclaimed series finale of “The Leftovers,” Lindelof is in talks to develop an adaptation of the comic book series “Watchmen” to the cabler. This will be HBO’s second attempt at developing a series based on the landmark DC Comics... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/damon-lindelof-the-watchmen-hbo-1202473414/" title="Read Damon Lindelof to Develop ‘Watchmen’ for HBO">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
Films are getting longer, but that’s only because audiences’ appetites have only gotten more voracious. Zack Snyder is a filmmaker who will not be constrained by namby-pamby running times. Snyder’s first superhero epic was his most well-received but it wasn’t until Snyder released the Director’s Cut that 24 minutes of essential material was restored to the run-time, including the death of Hollis, extra Rorschach and some crucial Comedian flashbacks.
With ‘The Flash’ still a couple of years away the casting is gradually beginning to take shape. Billy Crudup - yes, the guy who played Dr. Manhattan in ‘Watchmen’ - will play the pops of hero Barry Allen (aka The Flash), according to Variety. It reunites Crudup with the DC cinematic world after starring as one of the main characters in the Zack Snyder-directed ‘Watchmen’ back in 2009.
An auteur like David Fincher takes as much time over his credits as he does the rest of the movie and several of his films have iconic titles. Ask a movie nerd to name a title designer and chances are Saul Bass is what they’ll come up with. This 1955 junkie drama starring Frank Sinatra was way ahead of its time and the spare but beautiful titles illustrate a heroin addict’s arm through the medium of cut-out paper.