First Photos For New ‘A Christmas Carol’ Miniseries Released

First Photos For New ‘A Christmas Carol’ Miniseries Released

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The latest adaptation of A Christmas Carol will come in the form of a miniseries set to air on FX in December. The series will star Guy Pearce (Iron Man 3) as Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve in order to change his heart. Executive produced by Ridley Scott and Tom Hardy (who also stars in an undisclosed role), we now have our first look at what the adaptation will look like.     Entertainment Weekly obtained exclusive photos of the series, which feature Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings) as the Ghost …

‘Y: The Last Man’ TV Adaptation Will Be Made…Eventually

‘Y: The Last Man’ TV Adaptation Will Be Made…Eventually

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While FX is still moving forward with its television adaptation of the comic book series Y: The Last Man, the original showrunners—Aida Croal and Michael Green—announced on Twitter yesterday they are exiting the show.   ⁦@andmichaelgreen⁩ pic.twitter.com/igNnghiatM — Aida Croal (@mashaka74) April 15, 2019 This is heartbreaking news, especially considering the setbacks the beloved comic book series has already suffered. For context, Y: The Last Man is a post-apocalyptic science fiction comic book series that centers around Yorick Brown and his pet monkey Ampersand, the only males who survived the apparent global androcide. The series was authored by Brian K. Vaughan, also known for his work on Ex …

‘American Crime Story’ Producers to Adapt ‘Say Nothing’ for FX

‘American Crime Story’ Producers to Adapt ‘Say Nothing’ for FX

Brad Simpson and Nina Jacobson of the cable production company Color Force, creators of such shows as American Crime Story/Pose, have optioned the book Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland to develop as a limited series for FX. Simpson and Jacobson will serve as executive producers for the upcoming series, along with the book’s author Patrick Radden Keefe.     Say Nothing tells a true story about Northern Ireland during the Troubles, centering on the devastating killing of a thirty-eight year old mother Jean McConville. In 1972, McConville was dragged from her home by masked intruders. Rumored to be a …