EVE Online headed to TV
2 Guns director Baltasar Kormákur is teaming up with CCP Games to bring their MMORPG EVE to the small screen. The TV venture is an original concept set 20,000 years in the future of the EVE Online universe in which rival societies are trapped in the same space by a collapsed wormhole. The series will take inspiration from player stories submitted to the EVE website.
Abrams to adapt King's 11/22/63
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot is in negotiations for the rights to Stephen King's bestselling 2011 novel 11/22/63, Deadline reports. The story centers on an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal that leads to 9/9/1958. He goes on a quest to try and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy on 11/22/63.
Two and a Half Men to return for 11th season
CBS has confirmed on Twitter that its hit comedy series Two and a Half Men will be returning for an 11th season. Stars Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are both returning; however, the titular "Half", Angus T. Jones, is not returning as a regular and may appear only as an occasional guest star.
NBC renews five series'
NBC has given early renewals to five of its stronger-performing drama series, Deadline reports. Revolution & Chicago Fire will return for 2nd seasons while Parenthood, Grimm, & veteran Law & Order: Special Victims Unit will also get new seasons.
Tatum, Levitt to star in Guys and Dolls remake
Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon-Levitt are teaming up for a new film version of the clkassic 1950s stage musical Guys and Dolls, Deadline reports. The pair will take on the roles made famous by Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando in the previous 1955 film adaptation.
Hughes to helm Expendables 3
Sylvester Stallone has tweeted that Aussie filmmaker Patrick Hughes is set to direct the 3rd Expendables film. Hughes previously directed the 2010 mystery thriller Red Hill starring Ryan Kwanten.Email Me! - When Available!
Ratchet & Clank head to big screen
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment are teaming for a 3D-animated film adaptation of the popular PlayStation-exclusive Ratchet & Clank game series. Jericca Cleland will direct from a script by game series senior writer TJ Fixman.
Futurama cancelled again
A decade after it was originally cancelled by Fox, the animated sci-fi comedy series Futurama is coming to an end on Comedy Central in the US, Deadline reports. The cable network has announced that the upcoming 7th season will be the show's last.