Cast for Adaptation of ‘Heartstopper’ is Announced’!

Cast for Adaptation of ‘Heartstopper’ is Announced’!

Author's Corner Pop Culture

Earlier this year, Netflix ordered an adaptation of the graphic novel series by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper, as an eight-part live-action series. And now, the casting has been announced!     Heartstopper is a coming of age graphic novel series that follows Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player. Charlie and Nick meet at a British all-boys grammar school and friendship blooms quickly. Soon Charlie is falling hard for Nick, even though he doesn’t think he has a chance. But love works in mysterious ways, and something good could be waiting just around the corner. Kit Connor …

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott Reunite for ‘His Dark Materials’

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott Reunite for ‘His Dark Materials’

Book Culture Pop Culture

An unexpected reunion from Fleabag co-stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott is coming in a surprising way! The new trailer for season two of His Dark Materials wasn’t the only piece of news that Comic-Con brought, for it was also revealed that Phoebe Waller-Bridge, actress and writer of hit shows Fleabag and Killing Eve, is joining the assemble for this new season. Andrew Scott will be playing Colonel John Parry in this adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novels, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will be voicing his dæmon. Perhaps not the reunion we were expecting, but one we are grateful for nevertheless. Scott added about this reunion and Waller-Bridge playing …

Major Oxford Comma Controversy

Major Oxford Comma Controversy

Book Culture

Iconic author of His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman, has weighed in on the new design for Britain’s post-Brexit 50p coin (pictured above). Sure, it’s not the font I would use, but it’s a nice… wait a second. Image via Twitter You all know how strongly I feel about the Oxford comma. It should be there. It should always, always be there. And apparently I’m not the only one who thinks so. Philip Pullman has authored seven best sellers, is ranked one of the best British authors of the past fifty years, and has an actual knighthood. I’m in good company. …

A Look Back At The Forgotten Adaptation ‘The Golden Compass’

A Look Back At The Forgotten Adaptation ‘The Golden Compass’

Book Culture Pop Culture

This Sunday, His Dark Materials will premiere on HBO. Starring James McAvoy (Dark Phoenix), Dafne Keen (Logan), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Mary Poppins Returns), the series is an adaptation of the fantasy series of the same name by Phillip Pullman that follows two children on their adventures through various parallel universes. But this isn’t the first adaptation of Pullman’s work.   Image Via San Jose Public Library   In 2007, New Line Cinema released The Golden Compass, based on the first book in the series, originally titled Northern Lights. It follows a young girl named Lyra who travels …