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Adaptations

  1. movies
    The Problem With ‘Reimagining’ Lizzie BordenIt’s been 126 years since someone took an ax — and we’re still obsessed with “fresh” takes on Lizzie Borden’s story.
  2. fall preview 2018
    Bryan Cranston Knows Things Are BadThe actor on playing Network’s Howard Beale on Broadway and being filled with anxiety.
  3. trailer mix
    Watch the First Teaser for HBO’s My Brilliant Friend AdaptationComing this November.
  4. adaptations
    How Does the End of Sharp Objects Compare to the Book?The novel and the show soften the story in different places.
  5. crazy rich asians
    The Terrible Anal-Sex Joke That Got Cut From Crazy Rich AsiansIt’s the most sensible cut from the book, and the one most sadly missed.
  6. adaptations
    Rights Sale to Hot Book Stalls Because Author Ran Out of Phone Minutes in PrisonUnfortunate.
  7. movies
    Revisiting the Nick Hornby Cinematic UniverseLove him or hate him, Hornby has remained a consistent voice in film for the better part of the new millennium.
  8. who asked for this
    Hey There, Delilah, Your Creepy Song’s Becoming a TV Show NowThe world will never ever be the same.
  9. A Famous French Satirical Puppet Show Might Be Coming to the U.S.No strings attached.
  10. vulture lists
    All the Ways AMC’s Dietland Is Different From the BookCompared to Sarai Walker’s 2015 novel, the show adds new characters and revamps plot elements.
  11. adaptations
    How Does Amazon’s Picnic at Hanging Rock Compare to the Movie and the Book?The new mini-series is much, much bigger than Joan Lindsay’s original novel or Peter Weir’s classic movie.
  12. On Chesil Beach Makes a Tasteless Whodunit Out of a Young Woman’s SexualitySaoirse Ronan stars in another Ian McEwan adaptation, but don’t hold your breath for another Atonement.
  13. on chesil beach
    Did You Also Miss That Part of Florence’s Backstory in On Chesil Beach?The movie spells out a key piece of information that was only hinted at in the novella.
  14. What’s the Flame Point of Data? Updating Fahrenheit 451 for the E-Book Era.Writer-director Ramin Bahrani on incorporating iPhones and Donald Trump into his HBO movie adaptation of the Ray Bradbury dystopian classic.
  15. stephen king adaptations
    Netflix Staying in the Stephen King Business With In the Tall Grass AdaptationJames Marsden is in negotiations to star.
  16. Aidy Bryant and Lorne Michaels Are Developing a Hulu Comedy Based on Lindy […]Lindy West’s 2016 memoir Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman might turn into a comedy series at Hulu starring SNL’s Aidy Bryant. According to The […]
  17. adaptations
    Barry Jenkins Got Help From Moonlight Playwright on James Baldwin Adaptation“I think the faces that existed in the time of Baldwin are still present in the New York I see today.”
  18. great adaptations
    Nicole Kidman Is Bringing The Female Persuasion to the Big ScreenThe book was only released this month.
  19. Grab Your Mops, Joy Mangano’s Life Is Getting the Broadway TreatmentThis sounds familiar.
  20. Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Memoir for the Big ScreenJerrod Carmichael just signed on to write and produce a movie about the life of Harlem-based hip-hop fashion icon Dapper Dan, who has styled […]
  21. The Wobbly and Woozy A Wrinkle in Time Only Works When It’s GroundedLet’s joyously welcome Ava DuVernay back to Earth.
  22. Seth Rogen Developing US Adaptation of British Comedy ‘Plebs’  Seth Rogen has another TV project in the works. According to Deadline, Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s production company is in the early stages of […]
  23. vulture lists
    10 Book-to-Film Adaptations Happening in 2018From the kinky to the funny.
  24. adaptations
    How Electric Dreams Compares to Philip K. Dick’s Short StoriesA look at what changed and what was left intact in Amazon’s Electric Dreams anthology series.
  25. NBC Orders an Amy Poehler-Produced Pilot from Aseem BatraAmy Poehler is producing a single-cam pilot in the works at NBC. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to an untitled […]
  26. Hulu Orders ‘Search and Destroy’ Comedy Pilot from Carrie BrownsteinCarrie Brownstein has a new comedy series in development. According to Deadline, Hulu has given a pilot order to a half-hour comedy written and […]
  27. trailer mix
    Grab Your Trailer, the First Teaser for PBS’s Little Women Mini-Series Is HereThe Masterpiece event arrives in May.
  28. Do I Need to See The Room Before I See The Disaster Artist?We argue both sides.
  29. adaptations
    George Clooney Will Reportedly Return to TV in Catch-22 MiniseriesHe’ll reportedly direct and start in a TV adaptation of Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel.
  30. adaptations
    A Stripes TV Series Is Coming to CBSIt will be directed by Ivan Reitman, who helmed the original movie.
  31. CBS Is Developing a ‘Stripes’ TV Series AdaptationAnother day, another TV reboot. According to Variety, CBS has put into development a single-cam series adaptation of the 1981 film Stripes, […]
  32. castings
    Zendaya to Star in A White Lie, and Will Produce With Reese WitherspoonThe biopic tells the story of Anita Hemmings, the first black woman to graduate from Vassar.
  33. adaptations
    How Does Netflix’s Alias Grace Compare to Margaret Atwood’s Book?Sarah Polley’s adaptation is remarkably effective at translating the form of Atwood’s novel into a visual language.
  34. how to
    Ross Lynch’s 9-Step Progression From Disney Star to Playing Jeffrey DahmerLast year, he was playing a teen heartthrob; on November 3, he stars in the biopic My Friend Dahmer.
  35. adaptations
    Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham to Adapt E. Lockhart’s Genuine FraudGet ready for mistaken identities and fabulous far-flung locations.
  36. Una Is a Stage-to-Screen Adaptation That Never Finds Its MomentumRooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn star in the film version of David Harrower’s Blackbird.
  37. casting couch
    Hollywood Babyface Ansel Elgort Offered Lead Role in The GoldfinchElgort would play Theo in the film based on the Donna Tartt novel.
  38. It: Everything That Changed From Cary Fukunaga’s ScriptThe director left the project over budget cuts, but his original script has been floating around online.
  39. How Does the New It Movie Deal With Stephen King’s Orgy Scene?The controversial scene’s been cut, but its regressive gender politics remain.
  40. Will Ferrell to Produce and Star in ‘The 100 Year-Old Man’ AdaptationWill Ferrell just lined up another movie role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ferrell has signed on to produce and star in an adaptation […]
  41. ready for her glenn close up
    Glenn Close to Star in Paramount’s Sunset Boulevard Musical MovieRyan Murphy has reportedly flatly denied his involvement.
  42. Dan Harmon Is Developing a TV Adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘The Sirens of […]Dan Harmon is working on a new TV project. According to Variety, Harmon has teamed up with Evan Katz (Small Crimes) to develop a TV adaptation […]
  43. vulture lists
    The Recent History of America Trying and Failing to Adapt British TV ComediesFrom The IT Crowd and Absolutely Fabulous to Spaced and The Inbetweeners.
  44. movie review
    Review: Rachel Weisz Keeps You Guessing in My Cousin RachelBecause Weisz is one of the least artificial actresses alive, you find yourself asking: She can’t be as evil as the movie is suggesting, can she?
  45. adaptations
    Do You Remember the David E. Kelley Wonder Woman Pilot That Never Aired?Six years ago, David E. Kelley made a Wonder Woman pilot that NBC never picked up.
  46. adaptations
    HBO, Land of A-List Actress TV Projects, Picks Up Julia Roberts’s Limited SeriesIt’ll look great alongside Big Little Lies and Sharp Objects.
  47. Amazon Orders Bryan Cranston Comedy ‘The Dangerous Book for Boys’Bryan Cranston has a new comedy headed to Amazon. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has given a six-episode series […]
  48. HBO Is Developing a TV Adaptation of 1997’s ‘Wag the Dog’HBO wants to turn the 1997 political satire Wag the Dog into a television series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, original director Barry […]
  49. tribeca film festival 2017
    Jon Favreau and Scarlett Johansson on the Lion King Remake and ImprovThe director defended improv to Scarlett Johansson, who said got “sweaty palms” at the thought of ad-libbing.
  50. casting couch
    Will Smith Might Play the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s Live-Action AladdinAladdin needs a friend like him.
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