Saturday, May 24, 2008

movie news for freaks and geeks

Celluloid Dreams, who brought us the film version of Persepolis, has optioned the Philip K. Dick novel Ubik. Hopefully, the end result will be more Bladerunner than Screamers.

Rumors persist that the film adaptation of Y: The Last Man will be in three parts, and feature Shia LaBeouf as Yorick.

Brian K. Vaughan
is one of my favorites, so I was ecstatic to find out that Runaways is being developed for the big screen by Marvel.

The Watchmen movie is chugging right along. For updates, keep an eye on the film version's official blog.

Were you despondent when the Sci Fi Channel cancelled the delightfully campy Flash Gordon? Well, for all four of us that were, Sony won the rights to develop a new film version.

The Highlander franchise (I was totally into the television series) is getting a jump start from the writers who brought us Ironman.

So in honor of both Flash Gordon and Highlander, I give you Queen:

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