Francois Schuiten, the Belgian comic book artist known for his architecturally impressive Les Cities Obscures (Cites of the Fantastic), has been chosen to draw the next volume in the Blake & Mortimer series.
Mash-Up Horror Novel Scribe Gets a Chance to Direct
October 5, 2015
Warner Bros. has tapped Seth Grahame-Smith, author of the mash-up horror novels, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies , to write and direct a film based on the DC Comics’ character The Flash .
This week’s home entertainment releases include what is potentially the last Studio Ghibli film, plus the first season of the Damon ( Lost ) Lindelof series Leftovers, the second season the pulpish Penny Dreadful , the 18th season of South Park along with the old school horror film Insidious: Chapter 3 and Sundance winner Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
Ridley Scott’s “hard” science fiction film The Martian easily topped the box office with a near record $55 million opening, while Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk disappointed in its IMAX/Big Format-only debut.