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« Reply #350 on: April 12, 2018, 05:37:40 PM »

Tim O'Connor, Star on 'Peyton Place' and 'Buck Rogers,' Dies at 90

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Tim O'Connor, the busy character actor who portrayed Elliot Carson, Mia Farrow's father and Dorothy Malone's husband, on more than 400 episodes of the 1960s ABC primetime soap Peyton Place, has died. He was 90.
O'Connor died April 5 at his home in Nevada City, California, The Union newspaper reported.

O'Connor also starred as Dr. Elias Huer on the 1979-81 NBC sci-fi series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, starring Gil Gerard, and on a memorable 1975 episode of All in the Family, he guest-starred as a former sweetheart of Edith's (Jean Stapleton) from Scranton, Pennsylvania, who's interested in rekindling their childhood romance.

In The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), O'Connor had a super-brief stint as Fenzwick, "the head of the Society of Petroleum Industry Leaders, better known as S.P.I.L.," and he was twice on Columbo, notably in 1973 as a family lawyer in "Double Shock," in which Martin Landau played twins.

The lanky actor also starred as the captain of a ship hoping to rescue earthlings mired on a distant planet on the 1963 Twilight Zone episode "On Thursday We Leave for Home."

Born on July 3, 1927, on the South Side of Chicago, O'Connor enrolled in a school to study radio acting and engineering. He quickly landed a scholarship at the renowned Goodman Theatre, then worked in local television.
In 1953, he came to New York and did several installments of prestigious DuPont Show of the Month for producer David Susskind, appearing alongside the likes of Jessica Tandy, Boris Karloff and Maureen O'Hara.

O'Connor joined Peyton Place three months into its first season as Elliot, who had been imprisoned for 18 years for murdering his wife (he was innocent, however; the real killer was Mary Anderson's Catherine Peyton Harrington). Elliot then took over the town newspaper, but those days behind bars cast a shadow over him.

As an entry on the Classic TV blog notes: "O'Connor played Elliot as a sage, a man with a new lease on life and a reason to exude optimism, but during the show's long run neither he nor the writers neglected the subterranean well of resentment that Elliot nursed over his lost years in prison. O'Connor's flawless interweaving of these contradictory strands turned into perhaps the most satisfying exercise in character continuity on television during the '60s."

In its heyday, Peyton Place aired as many as three times a week, and O'Connor appeared on 416 episodes, according to IMDb, from 1965-68 until he and Malone were written off the show because, he said, the series was getting too expensive to make.

O'Connor also was on other series like The Fugitive, The Outer Limits, The Rockford Files, Maude, The Streets of San Francisco, Barnaby Jones, M*A*S*H, Gunsmoke, Wonder Woman, Dynasty, Doogie Howser, M.D. and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

More recently, O'Connor co-founded the Children's Theater in Nevada City, served as a director for the town's Foothill Theater Company and appeared with Buck Rogers co-star Erin Gray in Dreams Awake (2011).

He moved to Nevada City in 1982 with his second wife, Sheila. She survives him, as does his son, Timothy.
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« Reply #351 on: April 16, 2018, 05:05:00 PM »

Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Star, Dies at 65

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Harry Anderson, the amiable actor who presided over the NBC comedy “Night Court” for nine seasons, has died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. He was 65.

Anderson was found at his home by police officers early Monday morning, according to a report by WSPA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Spartanburg, S.C. No foul play was suspected, police told the station.

Anderson was a magician-turned-actor who was known as a rabid fan of jazz singer Mel Torme. The affection for Torme was woven into his TV alter ego, Judge Harry Stone, a quirky character who ruled the bench at a Manhattan night court. The sitcom was a mainstay of NBC from 1984 to 1992. Anderson earned three consecutive Emmy nominations for his work on the show from 1985-1987.

Anderson gained national attention after he guest starred as grifter Harry “the Hat” Gittes on NBC’s “Cheers” in the early 1980s. On “Night Court,” Anderson played a goofy but big-hearted judge who encountered a host of oddball characters and cases every week.

The series also starred John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson, Marsha Warfield, and Markie Post. Anderson also directed two episodes of the series and wrote or co-wrote five episodes during its long run.

After “Night Court,” Anderson co-starred as columnist Dave Barry in the CBS comedy “Dave’s World,” which ran for four seasons. Anderson moved to New Orleans in 2000 to open the nightclub Oswald’s Speakeasy, where he performed a mix of comedy and magic, and a magic and curio shop dubbed Sideshow.

Anderson logged a guest spot in FX’s “Son of the Beach” in 2002 and a 2008 appearance on NBC’s “30 Rock.” But for the most part, he stayed away from Hollywood. He moved to North Carolina in 2006 after New Orleans was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Born in Rhode Island, Anderson reportedly had a difficult childhood and moved frequently with his mother, who he once described in an interview with Playboy as “a hustler.” He moved to California at the age of 16 to be with his father. He became a street performer and reportedly ran a lucrative shell game on the streets of San Francisco for a time.

Anderson made his way to L.A.’s famed Magic Castle in the early 1980s, where he connected with an agent, according to TCM.com. He made several appearances on “Saturday Night Live” around this time. After “Night Court” made him a star, Anderson hosted “SNL” in 1985.

Anderson’s other credits included guest shots on “Tales From the Crypt” and HBO’s “Tanner ’88,” “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose,” and “The John Larroquette Show.” He starred in the 1990 ABC miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s “It.”
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« Reply #352 on: April 24, 2018, 04:29:48 PM »

Bob Dorough, ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Performer and Writer, Dies at 94

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Bob Dorough, the jazz musician who was instrumental in the 1970s educational cartoon series "Schoolhouse Rock!" died Monday in Mt. Bethel, Pennsylvania, a spokesperson for Dorough told TheWrap. He was 94.
During his run with "Schoolhouse Rock!" Dorough wrote and performed iconic numbers including "My Hero, Zero" and "Three Is a Magic Number."

Dorough, born in Arkansas and raised in Texas, took to music early,joining his high school's band and serving three years in a special services army band unit.

Dorough was a conductor, accompany player, arranger and conductor for a number of years before recording his first effort of his own, "Devil May Care," in 1956 for the Bethlehem label. Among the artists Dorough worked with was Miles Davis, recording "Nothing Like You" and "Blue Xmas," both of which Dorough composed, with Davis in 1962.

"In 1971 he received a commission to 'set the multiplication tables to music.' This led to a small industry, being the beginning of ABC-TV's 'Schoolhouse Rock,' Saturday morning cartoons that entertained and instructed unsuspecting children during the years 1973-1985," Dorough's biography reads.

The bio adds, "The impact of this media exposure was unpredictably immense. The show came back for another five years in the 90's and is now enjoying its 40th anniversary with a DVD edition of the entire, five-subject series, for which Dorough worked as the Musical Director."

In 1995, Dorough signed with the prestigious Blue Note Records label, recording three CDs -- "Right on My Way Home," "Too Much Coffee Man" and "Who's On First" -- for the label.
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« Reply #353 on: April 24, 2018, 06:03:36 PM »

Harry Anderson, ‘Night Court’ Star, Dies at 65

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Harry Anderson, the amiable actor who presided over the NBC comedy “Night Court” for nine seasons, has died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. He was 65.

Anderson was found at his home by police officers early Monday morning, according to a report by WSPA-TV, the CBS affiliate in Spartanburg, S.C. No foul play was suspected, police told the station.

Anderson was a magician-turned-actor who was known as a rabid fan of jazz singer Mel Torme. The affection for Torme was woven into his TV alter ego, Judge Harry Stone, a quirky character who ruled the bench at a Manhattan night court. The sitcom was a mainstay of NBC from 1984 to 1992. Anderson earned three consecutive Emmy nominations for his work on the show from 1985-1987.

Anderson gained national attention after he guest starred as grifter Harry “the Hat” Gittes on NBC’s “Cheers” in the early 1980s. On “Night Court,” Anderson played a goofy but big-hearted judge who encountered a host of oddball characters and cases every week.

The series also starred John Larroquette, Richard Moll, Charles Robinson, Marsha Warfield, and Markie Post. Anderson also directed two episodes of the series and wrote or co-wrote five episodes during its long run.

After “Night Court,” Anderson co-starred as columnist Dave Barry in the CBS comedy “Dave’s World,” which ran for four seasons. Anderson moved to New Orleans in 2000 to open the nightclub Oswald’s Speakeasy, where he performed a mix of comedy and magic, and a magic and curio shop dubbed Sideshow.

Anderson logged a guest spot in FX’s “Son of the Beach” in 2002 and a 2008 appearance on NBC’s “30 Rock.” But for the most part, he stayed away from Hollywood. He moved to North Carolina in 2006 after New Orleans was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.

Born in Rhode Island, Anderson reportedly had a difficult childhood and moved frequently with his mother, who he once described in an interview with Playboy as “a hustler.” He moved to California at the age of 16 to be with his father. He became a street performer and reportedly ran a lucrative shell game on the streets of San Francisco for a time.

Anderson made his way to L.A.’s famed Magic Castle in the early 1980s, where he connected with an agent, according to TCM.com. He made several appearances on “Saturday Night Live” around this time. After “Night Court” made him a star, Anderson hosted “SNL” in 1985.

Anderson’s other credits included guest shots on “Tales From the Crypt” and HBO’s “Tanner ’88,” “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose,” and “The John Larroquette Show.” He starred in the 1990 ABC miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s “It.”

Night Court star Harry Anderson‘s cause of death has been revealed.

Anderson, who died on April 16 at the age of 65, suffered a cardioembolic cerebrovascular accident — a type of stroke — according to his death certificateobtained by TMZ.

The certificate also mentions influenza and a heart disease as contributing causes that led to his death.

Anderson died at his home in Asheville, North Carolina, PEOPLE confirmed.

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« Reply #354 on: May 28, 2018, 03:00:22 PM »

Atari Co-Founder Ted Dabney Dead At 81

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Ted Dabney, who co-founded Atari in 1972 and helped launch the video game industry, died Saturday at the age of 81.

Dabney had been diagnosed with esophageal cancer late last year and was told he had just eight months to live, according to Eurogamer.

Video game historian and scholar Leonard Herman told HuffPost he heard of Ted’s death from a colleague and then phoned Dabney’s wife, Carolyn, to confirm the news and offer his condolences. Herman relayed the news to his Facebook followers on Saturday.

“RIP dear friend. Your legacy will live on a long time!” he wrote.

Though Dabney’s time with Atari was short, he was very influential. He and co-founder Nolan Bushnell released the first commercially available video game, “Computer Space,” in 1971.
The circuit technology Dabney designed for “Computer Space” was later used to make the hugely popular game “Pong,” a key contribution in the history of gaming.

After Atari, Dabney worked at electronics companies like Fujitsu, Raytheon and Teledyne. When he had had enough of the industry, Dabney and his wife moved to the more natural setting of the Sierra Nevada mountains, where they owned and operated a small grocery store, according to an oral history.

Appreciators of video game history touted Dabney’s accomplishments on social media and celebrated his lasting impact.
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« Reply #355 on: August 04, 2018, 05:04:19 PM »

Patrick Stewart to star in new Star Trek TV series

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It’s really truly happening: Patrick Stewart has been cast in a new Star Trek series.

Stewart will reprise his iconic character, Jean-Luc Picard, for a CBS All Access series that “will tell the story of the next chapter of Picard’s life.”

Stewart himself just announced the news in a surprise appearance at the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention.

“I will always be very proud to have been a part of Star Trek: The Next Generation, but when we wrapped that final movie in the spring of 2002, I truly felt my time with Star Trek had run its natural course,” Stewart said. “It is, therefore, an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Seeking out new life for him, when I thought that life was over.”

Stewart added that now, in particular, seems like a good time to bring back the character, who exemplified calm, moral, reasoned leadership. “During these past years, it has been humbling to hear many stories about how The Next Generation brought people comfort, saw them through difficult periods in their lives or how the example of Jean-Luc inspired so many to follow in his footsteps, pursuing science, exploration and leadership,” he said. “I feel I’m ready to return to him for the same reason – to research and experience what comforting and reforming light he might shine on these often very dark times. I look forward to working with our brilliant creative team as we endeavor to bring a fresh, unexpected and pertinent story to life once more.

Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Alex Kurtzman will be an executive producer on the new series, and stated, “With overwhelming joy, it’s a privilege to welcome Sir Patrick Stewart back to the Star Trek fold. For over 20 years, fans have hoped for the return of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and that day is finally here. We can’t wait to forge new ground, surprise people, and honor generations both new and old.”

CBS isn’t releasing any additional information at this time, such as the show’s title or release date. But Star Trek: Discovery returns in January.
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« Reply #356 on: October 24, 2018, 05:48:32 PM »

'Poltergeist' Actor James Karen Dies at 94

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James Karen, who starred in films such as Poltergeist, The Return of the Living Dead, and The China Syndrome, has passed away at 94.

Karen's wife Alba confirmed that he had passed away in his home on Tuesday, though the cause of death wasn't confirmed.

In his Hollywood career, Karen earned more than 200 credits, ranging movies and TV shows across various genres. While you might not have known the actor by name, he was an instantly recognizable character actor that contributed his often authoritative presence to a number of different projects.

In Poltergeist, a family moves into a newly-constructed townhouse community, which was developed by Karen's Mr. Teague, only for a series of bizarre occurrences to begin unfolding. When the family's patriarch confronts Teague, he discovers that the developer had relocated a cemetery to make room for the houses, though he opted to save money by moving only the headstones and leaving the corpses underneath the homes.

Karen might have had minimal on-screen time in the film, though his role and the confrontation his character has with Craig T. Nelson are some of the film's most memorable components.

Karen returned to the horror world for 1985's Return of the Living Dead as the manager of a warehouse that held the remains of a zombie that was "killed" during the events of Night of the Living Dead. Unfortunately, the remains are burned, creating a toxic cloud that ultimately turns to rain that resurrects nearby corpses.

While most of the film embraced the inherent goofiness of the premise, Karen's performance gave the film one of its more emotional sequences.

“It was the deal where he figures out he’s becoming a zombie and decides to incinerate himself in the crematorium,” Karen detailed to DVD Talk in 2006. “He kisses his wedding ring as he goes in. It was a very emotional scene, but it also got me out of being one of the rain-drenched zombies milling around outside the place at the end of the film. I didn’t really want to do all that muddy stuff.”

Karen also appeared in films such as Capricorn One, Mulholland Drive, The Pursuit of Happyness, 13 Days, and dozens more.

On the small screen, Karen appeared in Little House on the Prairie, Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, and The Golden Girls, among many others.


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« Reply #357 on: January 07, 2019, 12:02:04 PM »

RIP

The article doesn't mention his role in Elvira Mistress of the Dark.


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British actor William Morgan Sheppard has passed away. He was 86.

Sheppard is best known for playing four different roles across Star Trek television and movies. He played the Rura Penth commandant in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. He played Cmdr. Data’s “grandfather” Ira Graves in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “The Schizoid Man.” He also played a Qatai in the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Bliss.” His final Star Trek role was that of the Vulcan Science Council minister is the 2009 Star Trek reboot movie.

He also appeared in the Doctor Who Season Six episode “The Impossible Astronaut.” He played an older version of the character Canton Everett Deleware III. His son, popular character actor Mark Sheppard (Crowley on Supernatural), played the younger version. Both Sheppards are among the few actors to appear in both the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchise.

The Sheppards also played the older and younger versions of the same character in an episode of NCIS. They played Marcin Jerek, a Polish-born former interrogator for the CIA, in the season six episode “Broken Bird.”

Mark Sheppard made a statement about his father’s death on Instagram.

“We went to spend some time with my father today,” he wrote. “Though he couldn’t speak, we held hands, he laughed and was so happy to see us. We left and came home. A good day. He was rushed to hospital and passed at 6:30pm, my mother by his side. I am so grateful that he didn’t have to suffer any longer. Thank you for all your kind thoughts, love and prayers.”
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« Reply #358 on: January 20, 2019, 11:57:27 AM »

Happy 85th Tom Baker

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« Reply #359 on: January 24, 2019, 08:19:28 PM »

Tom Baker Answers Fan Questions | Doctor Who: Scratchman

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« Reply #360 on: February 05, 2019, 06:03:28 PM »

In 2015 Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi released What We Do in the Shadows, a wonderfully dark humored pseudo-documentary about vampires. Over the past four years, the film has gained quite a dedicated following and now FX Networks has adapted the film into a comedy series of the same name. The show stars Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillen and Mark Proksch.

What We Do in the Shadows is a half-hour comedy series based on the feature film of the same name by co-creators Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Set in New York City, the show follows three vampires who have been roommates for hundreds and hundreds of years.

What We Do in the Shadows premieres on March 27, 2019.

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« Reply #361 on: February 09, 2019, 12:04:26 PM »

The story of David Haller (Dan Stevens) and his tortured minds is gearing up for its conclusion with the upcoming third season of Legion. And after a day full of big Legion news, the show has capped it off with some major casting additions for its final eight episodes.

According to the show's official Twitter account, David's parents have been cast. His mother, Gabrielle, will be played by Stephanie Corneliussen (Mr. Robot, Legends of Tomorrow). Harry Lloyd (Viserys Targaryen on Game of Thrones) will play his father, Charles. Who's better known by his moniker, Professor X.

While Legion has always been a part of the larger X-Men cinematic universe, its story was self-contained, and only referenced the fact that David was related to Professor X.

Having Harry Lloyd, who also appears on the Starz sci-fi/espionage thriller Counterpart, cast as Charles Xavier is a major breakaway for the show. The role was initially played by Patrick Stewart in the first few X-Men films; then James McAvoy played the younger version starting in X-Men: First Class. Both appeared in the time-traveling installment X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Earlier today, showrunner Noah Hawley said that the first season will be about David's reckoning with his actions in Season 2, as well as his personal limitations because his "ego is fragile." Having dear old dad around — and all his psychokinetic powers — will likely make things quite a bit more complicated.

The third season of Legion will premiere on FX sometime this June.

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« Reply #362 on: March 07, 2019, 03:41:46 PM »

Pleased to announce that Adriana Barraza is joining the cast of Penny Dreadful: City of Angels!

She will play Maria Vega, a devout mother who will go to any lengths to protect her children from 1938 social politics and chilling supernatural forces.

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« Reply #363 on: March 21, 2019, 12:09:00 PM »

Bill & Ted 3: Face the Music

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« Reply #364 on: March 25, 2019, 05:43:12 PM »

Following on from last week's exciting news that the long-awaited third outing for Bill S. Preston, Esq. and Ted "Theodore" Logan (AKA Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves), Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really happening, there's more to announce about the movie. William Sadler is aboard to reprise his Grim Reaper role from Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.

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« Reply #365 on: April 06, 2019, 02:22:03 PM »

Alien 40th Anniversary Short Film: "Specimen"

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« Reply #366 on: June 07, 2019, 05:49:11 PM »

George Takei on The Terror


Few actors have a history with genre like George Takei. With roles in series like The Twilight Zone and Star Trek, Takei's work has helped infuse the medium with everything from thoughtful commentary to dire warnings.

His latest role as Yamato-san in AMC's upcoming The Terror: Infamy continues that tradition. The first season of The Terror took place in the arctic during the mid-19th century, while Infamy is set almost a century later, during the internment of Japanese citizens in the wake of Pearl Harbor.

Speaking with SYFY WIRE ahead of an advance screening of Infamy's series premiere at the ATX Television Fest in Austin, Texas, today, Takei said that the series is reminiscent of another aspect of what genre is capable of.

"Genre can stereotype," Takei explained. "That's been constantly repeated from the beginning of, well, the media. Whether it's newspapers or radio or movies, television or the stage, Asians and Asian-Americans have always been characterized by unattractive stereotypes. The quiet servant, the buffoon, the comic, or the villain — either villainous soldiers or Fu Manchus. Because the media has been so powerful in selling these stereotypes, it was easy for the government, when they got stampeded by war hysteria, to incarcerate us."

Given that Takei himself spent the ages of 5 to 8 incarcerated alongside his family in an internment camp, he was initially hired as a consultant for Infamy. Before long, incoming showrunner Alexander Woo realized that he needed a way to carve out a role for the veteran actor and activist.

Thus came the character of Yamato-san, a community elder (and tuna-boxing champion) who carries a sense of old-world tradition about him. Which in the world of The Terror includes the very prominent influence of ancient Japanese ghost stories.

"It's a very timeless series," said Takei. "It riffs on the horror stories that we tell, but it's also a chapter of authentic American history, fused with the ancient ghost stories of Japan, Kaidan, and carrying a lesson for us today — because it's being repeated time and time again."

The Terror: Infamy premieres Aug. 12, 2019, on AMC.

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« Reply #367 on: June 17, 2019, 04:58:57 PM »

The Boys

Supes have been committing atrocities, which keep getting swept under the rug because they are revered by the adoring public. Billy Butcher recruits The Boys who have all been wronged by The Seven, the world’s most notorious superheroes, to bring them down and stop the corruption. Based on the best-selling comics by Garth Ennis, The Boys is a revenge story where the nobodies take on the somebodies.

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« Reply #368 on: June 20, 2019, 05:10:18 PM »

The Terror: Infamy Season 2 Trailer

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« Reply #369 on: July 01, 2019, 03:19:34 PM »

The Sandman has been officially ordered by Netflix


Comic book fans were delivered devastating news last month with the confirmation that Vertigo, a subset of DC Comics known for its more adult-oriented and ambitious fare, would be shutting down. Luckily, fans of one of the publisher's most iconic titles, The Sandman, now have something to celebrate, as a live-action adaptation will be moving forward as a series with Netflix. Considered by many to be one of the greatest works of graphic fiction, fans have been apprehensive about a live-action adaptation ever moving forward, though we can breathe a sigh of relief that creator Neil Gaiman will serve as a writer and producer alongside David S. Goyer.

This official confirmation comes after a report that surfaced last week that the deal was moving forward.

Netflix describes the series, "A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama, and legend are seamlessly interwoven, The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he mends the cosmic--and human--mistakes he's made during his vast existence."

Gaiman and Goyer will co-write the first episode with Allan Heinberg (Wonder Woman, Grey’s Anatomy), who will serve as the series' showrunner.

The Sandman marks only the latest chapter in the growing trend of studios turning to comic books to develop into TV series, in addition to Gaiman being a hot trend for shows, thanks to the success of American Gods and Good Omens, both based on his works.

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