Maurice Sendak’s Last Completed Work: ‘My Brother’s Book’

Over the course of his life, Maurice Sendak wrote and illustrated over a dozen widely acclaimed books, and illustrated almost eighty more. Although Sendak passed away last May at age 83, Harper Collins published his final volume in the US earlier this month, due out in the UK later this … Continue reading

News Round-Up: Danny Boyle’s ‘Trance’ Trailer, Christopher Nolan, ‘Catching Fire’, ‘Y: The Last Man’

Trance: The first trailer for Danny Boyle’s Trance was released this morning. Starring “James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson and McAvoy plays Simon, an assistant at an auction house who masterminds an art heist and teams up with a gang of thieves, but suffers a blow to the head … Continue reading

Neil Gaiman to Embark on ‘Glorious Last US Booksigning Tour’: Summer 2013

According to Neil Gaiman’s infamous online journal, the upcoming tour for The Ocean at the End of the Lane, may be the author’s last US book signing tour. Gaiman blogs, “I think the Ocean at the End of the Lane tour will be the last actual signing tour I ever do. They’re exhausting, on a level … Continue reading

‘Three Cups of Tea’ Author David Relin Dies at 49

Three Cups of Tea co-author, David Oliver Relin, died November 15th in Multnomah County, Oregon. Relin’s family explained that he “suffered from depression” and took his own life. Three Cups of Tea, which has sold about 4 million copies since its publication in 2006, describes how Relin’s co-author, Greg Mortenson, became lost … Continue reading

‘To Be Or Not To Be: That is the Adventure’: ‘Hamlet’ Rewritten as Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Book

A choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet has raised more than six times its goal on Kickstarter since creator Ryan North made his appeal on November 21st. The Canadian comic book writer has titled his illustrated version of Hamlet, “To Be Or Not To Be,” and will offer readers the opportunity to … Continue reading

News Round-Up (Marvel Edition): ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Thor 2,’ ‘Captain America 2’

It was a big weekend for Marvel related news. Let’s get right into it. Ant-Man: Disney announced this morning that it has indeed officially greenlit Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man and it is scheduled for a Novermber 6, 2015 release. That puts it after The Avengers 2 (May 1, 2015), so it’s … Continue reading

Neil Young Quits Drugs and Alcohol to Write Forthcoming Memoir, ‘Waging Heavy Peace’

Neil Young has stated that he has been sober for the past year, giving up alcohol and marijuana to write his forthcoming memoir, Waging Heavy Peace. In an interview with the New York Times, the 66-year-old singer/songwriter admitted that he smoked and drank for 40 years. “Now I want to … Continue reading

‘Avengers vs X-Men: Fatality’ – The Death of… (SPOILERS WITHIN)

Marvel has been in the midst of a major storyline in Avengers vs. X-Men for the past few months. In an interview with Brian Michael Bendis, the writer of “AvX Issue #11,” he discussed the death of a MAJOR character in the story, the impact that it will have on … Continue reading

Al Pacino Rumored to Play Joe Paterno in Upcoming Biopic

Al Pacino has shown interest in playing the controversial Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno. The film, still being pitched to studios, is based on Joe Posnanski’s bestselling biography, Paterno. The film has neither a screenplay nor a director at this time, but is rumored to be causing a buzz among … Continue reading

Martin Scorsese to Produce Roger Ebert Documentary

Oscar-winning director, Martin Scorsese, has signed on to produce a documentary film version of Roger Ebert’s memoir, Life Itself. Steve James is set to direct alongside executive producer, Steven Zaillian. Zaillian previously collaborated with Scorsese on Gangs of New York. The infamous film critic is delighted with the film’s team stating, “When … Continue reading