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The Sandman: How Neil Gaiman’s Willingness to Reframe Characters Led to Success

By the time Neil Gaiman published the final issue of his comic book The Sandman in 1996, he’d created a world populated with a wide array of characters, each with a significant purpose for the overall story. Decades after the successful comic book run ended, Gaiman finally found the right opportunity to adapt his story […]

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Is Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Headed to the Hebrides? With Scotland’s Production Boom, Anything Is Possible

Director Douglas Mackinnon, whose credits include “Doctor Who,” “Sherlock” and Neil Gaiman’s “Good Omens,” still recalls the moment he realized that London was no longer the center of the universe in terms of U.K. film and high-end TV production.He was in his native Scotland, where he was directing a few episodes of “Outlander,” when one […]

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Michael Sheen on ‘Dolittle’, ‘Good Omens’ Cosplay, and Directing the Three-Part Series ‘The Way’

I recently sat down with Michael Sheen, who stars as the villainous Dr. Blair Müdfly in director Stephen Gaghan’s Dolittle, opening this weekend. While sitting in his trailer on the Universal backlot, Sheen and I had a wide-ranging conversation about working with Robert Downey Jr. and spending so much time looking at a tennis ball […]

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Saban Takes Daniel Radcliffe Action Thriller ‘Guns Akimbo’

Saban Films has landed North American rights to Guns Akimbo, the Daniel Radcliffe-starring darkly-comic sci-fi action thriller from writer/director Jason Lei Howden’s (Deathgasm).The film — which had its world premiere in Toronto — also stars Samara Weaving (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Rhys Darby (Flight of the Conchords, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Natasha Liu […]

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Movie Adaptation of ‘Dampyr’ Comic Sets Cast, Starts Production (Exclusive)

Cameras are rolling on “Dampyr,” the live-action movie adaptation of the popular independent comic book franchise. Wade Briggs (“Please Like Me”) will play Harlan, the Dampyr, in the $12 million fantasy action thriller, which is being helmed by Riccardo Chemello.Stuart Martin (“Jamestown) has signed on to play Emil Kurjak, and Frida Gustavasson (“Arne Dahl”) plays […]

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