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Where the Wild Things Are in Deep Trouble (2008-11-29): The film version of the classic children's book Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak has reportedly run into big trouble.
Barnett's Lament: Books Ruined By Hollywood (2008-08-18): David Barnett of The Guardian has a very entertaining essay about how Hollywood has ruined all his favorite books.
Laurence Fishburne to Star in The Alchemist Movie (2008-05-20): Paulo Coelho's 1988 bestseller The Alchemist is finally going to be made into a movie.
Denzel Washington Attached to The Matarese Circle (2008-04-04): Denzel Washington is attached to the film version of The Matarese Circle, the bestselling thriller by Robert Ludlum.
New DVD Picks: Becoming Jane and Gone Baby Gone (2008-02-26): Now out on DVD are two great movies: Becoming Jane and Gone Baby Gone.
No Country For Old Men Wins Best Picture Oscar (2008-02-25): No Country for Old Men won Best Picture at the Oscars last night.
The Kite Runner Film Delayed (2007-10-04): Producer of the film version of The Kite Runner have delayed the release of the film by six weeks, in order to protect the young stars of the film from harm.
Paddington Bear Goes to Hollywood (2007-09-14): Paddington Bear is heading to the silver screen.
The Bond That Got Away (2007-06-25): Details have emerged about a new James Bond script written by Sean Connery.
Warner Bros. Buys Rights to Terry Brooks' Shannara Fantasy Series (2007-06-06): Warner Bros.
Good News Holdings Announces Film Plans For Anne Rice's Christ the Lord (2007-04-04): Good News Holdings has announced that they are going to start shooting a film based on Anne Rice's novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt.
John Woo Develops Graphic Novel Series With Virgin Comics (2006-11-08): Director John Woo (Face Off, Mission Impossible 2) is developing a comic book series in a partnership with the recently formed Virgin Comics.
PEN USA Announces 2006 Literary Awards Winners (2006-10-19): PEN USA, the West Coast arm of International PEN, has announced the winners of the 2006 Literary Awards.
Sam Raimi Options Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth Series (2006-08-01): Spider-Man director Sam Raimi has optioned the film rights to Terry Goodkind's Sword of Truth series, which is published by Tor.
Neil Gaiman And the Collaborative Process (2006-07-26): It is always a nervewracking time for an author when his book is made into a feature film.
HarperCollins and Fox Atomic Join Forces For Graphic Novels Launch (2006-07-19): HarperCollins has joined forces with Fox Atomic to create and distribute a line of graphic novels.
Eric Bana and Natalie Portman to Star in The Other Boleyn Girl (2006-06-23): Variety reports that Eric Bana and Natalie Portman are set to star in the film adapatation of Philippa Gregory's novel, The Other Boleyn Girl.
Brad Pitt Defeats DiCaprio in Battle Over Flesh-Eating Zombies (2006-06-20): Variety reports that Brad Pitt's production company, Plan B, has defeated DiCaprio's Apprian Way in a battle over the rights to produce a movie based on Max Brooks' new Zombie war novel.
Charles Webb to Write Sequel to The Graduate (2006-06-03): The Associated Press reports that Charles Webb, the author of The Graduate, has signed a book deal with Random House to write a sequel to the novel.
Uma Thurman Buys Film Rights to The Swarm (2006-05-29): The Associated Press is reporting that Uma Thurman has purchased the film right's to Frank Schaetzing's The Swarm.