Last week, we learned Legendary Entertainment was working on a film adaptation of Brian K. Vaughan’s comic book series Ex Machina. However, the project was going by the name The Great Machine in order to avoid being confused with the sci-fi movie Ex Machina. It turns out that was a smart move, because if it kept that title, it would have been even more confusing since Ex Machina star Oscar Isaac has just closed a deal to play the lead role in the movie, as well as produce it. Read More »
Brian K. Vaughan is a respected comic book writer who has dabbled in both Marvel Comics and DC Comics, and even Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics. But he’s also written, produced, and worked as a story editor on ABC’s series Lost and a couple episodes of Marvel’s Runaways on Hulu. A series adaptation of his comic Y: The Last Man is also in development. Now his work is poised to make a transition to the big screen, and he’ll be producing it.
Legendary Entertainment is adapting Brian K. Vaughan’s sci-fi comic book Ex Machina, but in order to avoid confusion with the A24 movie of the same name, it will be called The Great Machine. So what is this comic about? Read More »
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 »