In the summer of 2008, Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic writer Brian K. Vaughan (Lost, Y: The Last Man) sold a high-concept screenplay to DreamWorks called Roundtable. The movie never went into production, the script sat on a shelf collecting dust, and Vaughan went on to become the showrunner of the CBS TV series Under the Dome and continue his career in comics by writing things like the sci-fi/fantasy epic Saga. But now, eleven years later, Vaughan’s Roundtable script will finally see the light of day.
The Black List, the organization that publishes an annual list of the best unproduced screenplays in the industry, is sponsoring a live reading of the script for one night only in Los Angeles, and this sounds like a cool opportunity to experience a story that may otherwise languish in obscurity forever. Read on for the synopsis of Roundtable, and to find out how to get tickets to the show. Read More »
After a decade in development, first as a film and then as a television series, I’ll believe that a Y: The Last Man series exists only after I see a full episode with my own eyes. But author Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the superb comic series on which the upcoming FX series is based, has some good news. In a recent update about the show’s progress, he promises that it’s now in “excellent hands” with its new showrunner. Read More »
Brian K. Vaughan, the writer behind acclaimed comic book series like Y: The Last Man, Saga, and Paper Girls, has been tapped to write the screenplay for Legendary’s live-action adaptation of Sunrise’s immensely popular mecha anime franchise Gundam. Vaughan has been hired eight months after Legendary and Sunrise first announced that a live-action feature film version was in development.
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For anyone who’s been paying attention to the world of comic books for the past couple of decades, people like Brian K. Vaughan, Kelly Sue DeConnick, and Matt Fraction are rockstars. Now all three of them have deals with Legendary to produce original content and adapt some of their beloved comic properties into movies and TV shows. Could this mean that a Saga TV series or a Sex Criminals movie could be in our future? Read More »
Is a Y The Last Man TV show finally happening? It just might be, as FX have officially ordered a pilot adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra‘s highly acclaimed comic series.
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Hulu is getting in on the superhero game with their new series, Marvel’s Runaways, which follows a group of kids who discover that their parents are part of a cabal of supervillains.
Though we have seen glimpses of the upcoming show in cast photos and teasers, Hulu has released a new batch of Runaways photos that give us the best look yet at what to expect.
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A television adaptation of Y: The Last Man is still on its way.
The small screen take on Brian K. Vaughan‘s three-time Eisner Award-winning graphic novel has long been in development at FX, but progress on the show has moved slowly since the show was first picked up by the cable network in 2015. But Vaughan confirmed that the show has moved on from mere talk and development to an actual draft for a TV pilot.
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Posted on Monday, November 14th, 2016 by Angie Han
The ongoing saga of Y: The Last Man‘s journey to the screen has taken another promising turn. Michael Green has been tapped as showrunner on the planned FX series, which is based on Brian K. Vaughan‘s acclaimed comic book series. Green’s recent work includes Starz’s American Gods (another long-simmering adaptation of a beloved geek property), the Wolverine spinoff Logan, and Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049. Read More »
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Posted on Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 by Angie Han
Marvel’s small-screen universe is continuing to expand, this time to Hulu. Marvel Television has announced a brand new Runaways TV series, based on Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona‘s comic book series about six teenagers who discover their parents are bad guys. Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, of The O.C. and Gossip Girl fame, will serve as showrunners. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 by Angie Han
For several years now a Y: The Last Man movie has been in on-again, off-again development, and now the adaptation may have found new life in a different form. According to a new report, Brian K. Vaughan‘s dystopian sci-fi comic is now in development as a TV series at FX. Read all about the possible Y The Last Man TV series after the jump. Read More »