David Slade will direct the pilot episode of NBC’s Crossbones, an 18th-century pirate drama that stars John Malkovich as Blackbeard.
With the clock run down on Fox’s Daredevil plans, multiple reports indicate that Marvel could reclaim the film rights to the Man Without Fear as soon as mid-October.
In what appears to be another blow to Fox’s Daredevil plans, The Grey director Joe Carnahan reveals his idea for the Man Without Fear, described as a “Frank Miller-esque, hardcore ’70s thriller,” “went up in smoke.”
Writer Brian Fuller took the stage at Comic-Con International, divulging secrets about Mockingbird Lane and Hannibal, and answered audience questions about the status of the Pushing Daisies comic book.
Casino Royale actor Mads Mikkelsen reveals he had to withdraw from negotiations to play the unidentified villain in Marvel’s Thor sequel after being cast in the title role of NBC’s thriller Hannibal.
Director David Slade has departed Fox’s Daredevil because of scheduling conflicts, leaving the studio to rush to begin filming by fall or risk the rights reverting to Marvel.
Fox has tapped David James Kelly to rewrite the script for director David Slade’s Daredevil, based on the influential 1986 “Born Again” storyline by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli.
David Slade, who’s developing the new Daredevil for Fox, will direct the pilot for Hannibal, the NBC thriller focusing on the early relationship between serial killer Hannibal Lecter and FBI profiler Will Graham.
Brad Caleb Kane, a writer-producer on the cult-hit series Fringe, has been hired to pen the David Slade-directed film, an adaptation of the influential 1986 comic-book story by Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli. Updated with confirmation from Slade.
Newly announced director David Slade takes to Twitter to talk briefly, and vaguely, about the Fox movie, and in the process swats down rapidly spreading casting rumors.
Questions surround the 20th Century Fox film following the surprise departure of Darren Aronofsky. Is the studio aggressively search for a new director? Is David Slade the logical replacement? How does the earthquake in Japan affect production?
Hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that David Slade will direct a new Daredevil movie for 20th Century Fox comes a rumor that it will be an adaptation of an acclaimed 1980s Marvel comics storyline.