The Black List 2014

The Black List 2014 has been released. The annual list is compiled with a poll of over 250 development executives and high-level assistants, and contains a ranking of the hot screenplays making the rounds in Hollywoodland, which were written in, or are somehow uniquely associated with, 2014 and will not be released in theaters during this calendar year. Basically, The Black List is a list of the hottest projects in Hollywood that you haven’t heard of yet.

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I’m not sure I’m totally comfortable with a comic book about fantastical monsters from the midst of WW2 being called Night and Fog, the same name as Alain Resnais’ shocking, often very hard to swallow documentary about the real atrocities of that war. All the same, that’s the name the comic book had and now it’s coming to our cinemas, I’m sure it will be the name of the new movie too.

A press release from Studio 407, the comics publishers, has today announced that the producers Gil Adler and Shane McCarthy will be shepherding the Night and Fog adaptation from page to screen. After the break, some quotage from Adler, and a few pages from the first issue of the strip.

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