We’ve been waiting for word that the David Fincher-produced new version of Heavy Metal might actually go forward. That film, which is an update/follow-up to the animated 1981 version produced by Ivan Reitman, has a number of big directors attached (Guillermo del Toro, James Cameron, Zack Snyder, Rob Zombie, Gore Verbinski and Mark Osborne have all been mentioned) but we haven’t had a reliable update in some time. It may never happen.

But Heavy Metal fans (or Metal Hurlant fans at least, that being the name of the French magazine that gave birth to the American mag Heavy Metal) have something new to look forward to. Stories from the’70s / ’80s magazine will be brought to new life, in live-action, via a French television show. Read More »