The Atlantic covers the trope that will save us all… I mean, er, the Chosen One.
Admittedly the reason is not sound on their list of failures - where the list piles Beautiful Creatures, Beastly, The Golden Compass, Eragon, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising - it does not identify that there are always failures, or that most of these movies were profitable and just didn’t reach the massive global success of a small few.
That said… some of it is interesting. Picking on Mortal Instruments as the death knell of a genre? Hardly.
Ben Affleck is the new Batman… and one fan has taken the Lex Luthor casting rumour, Mr Bryan Cranston, and made a mock trailer.
… kind of. The Aardman animated a trailer for Tom Stoppard’s radio drama based on the album that was broadcast yesterday on BBC Radio 2.
Catch the full thing over on BBC Radio 2. (Clock is ticking on iPlayer!)
12 Monkeys - Terry Gilliam’s 12 Monkeys - is being adapted for TV.
The pilot, currently being developed, sees a time traveler from a post-apocalyptic future in the present on a mission to find and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
Forget Fifty Shades… Sunstone is where your eyes should be.
A graphic novel BDSM rom-com - that is a massive sensation on Deviant Art. Who ever publishes this is going to make ALOT of waves. And a lot of money.
Expect more. LOTS more to come.