Short of an episode being written by Alan Moore (or, perhaps, Stephen King), this week’s Doctor Who — written by none other than Neil Gaiman — may be the only time where the writer of the episode outshines the eponymous hero. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have some questions about it. Five of them, in fact …
Writer Neil Gaiman and director Toby Haynes discuss their contributions to the upcoming sixth season of Doctor Who, producing world-class science fiction on a budget, and what the future holds for the time-traveler.
The acclaimed author and comics writer revealed the film rights have been sold to his award-winning 2001 fantasy novel, and that a director “who has many, many Oscars” is already on board.
The Sandman creator Neil Gaiman clarified that status of the television adaptation, saying that while he and DC Entertainment will likely talk to a lot of potential developers this year, no one has actually optioned the rights.
DC Entertainment’s chief creative officer insists the planned television adaptation of The Sandman is still active, with the involvement of creator Neil Gaiman.
The acclaimed author and comics writer has signed on to a long-planned $300 million movie trilogy based on Journey to the West, the popular 16th-century Chinese novel about the adventures of the Monkey King.
Although Terry Gilliam has long hoped to adapt Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic fantasy as a movie, Good Omens now appears to be moving toward television. Terry Jones and Gavin Scott are reportedly “in talks” to adapt the novel, which centers on the birth of the Antichrist and efforts by an angel and demon to avert the apocalypse.
Author Neil Gaiman says the long-in-development adaptation of Death: The High Cost of Living has stalled again, this time because of the restructuring at Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment: “… Whether or not it will come back to life, I don’t know. Death seems amazingly hard to kill.”
The Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed comic book, is in the early stages of development as a television series. The title as had a tortured relationship with Hollywood, where a planned film adaptation has languished since at least the mid-1990s.