Lost veterans Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz talk with Spinoff Online about their ABC drama Once Upon a Time, Fables creator Bill Willingham, and finding the heart of fairy-tale characters.
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Fables creator Bill Willingham dismisses accusations that ABC’s new fairy tale drama Once Upon a Time ripped off his acclaimed Vertigo comic series.
Between Grimm, Once Upon a Time and ABC’s announcement of a series based upon Beauty And The Beast, it seems that fairy tales have replaced superheroes, Lost wannabes and even cheaply made conspiracy theory shows that neatly avoid showing alien invaders as television’s genre of choice. But how long can this latest flame last before burning out altogether?
Lost writers Adam Horowitz and Eddie Kitsis talk at Comic-Con International about their upcoming fairy-tale drama, noting “that these stories are iconic for a reason.”
A year-old rumor has surfaced again connecting Harry Potter director David Yates to a movie based on the acclaimed Vertigo comic series. He’s also an apparent contender to helm the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand.
For those waiting for the rumored ABC television adaptation of Vertigo comic Fables… you may want to stop holding your breath. According to writer Bill Willingham, the show is “probably dead.”
Lost producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz are developing a fairy tale drama series for ABC, with Lost co-creator and showrunner Damon Lindelof expected to serve as a consultant. Little is known about the project right now, but what are the odds that it’s an adaptation of Bill Willingham’s Fables?
If you read the news of Imagine Entertainment optioning Legends: The Enchanted and thought, “Wait, isn’t that a darker version of Fables? Why doesn’t someone make a movie out of that?” Then here’s a fun rumor: A Harry Potter veteran may be doing that very thing.
It’s two great tastes that just might taste great together, as Hollywood’s love of comic book movies and newfound fad for fairytale source material come together for Ron Howard’s Legends: The Enchanted.