RODRIGUEZ DIRECTS 'THE MANDALORIAN,' 'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA' GETS SHOWRUNNER, HBO DOES 'HELLRAISER,' PEREYDA TO NETFLIX, 'POKEMON' EXCLUSIVELY TO NETFLIX!
Geek TV News Round-Up
Posted by Milton Griepp on May 6, 2020 @ 4:51 am CT
Esmail on ‘Battlestar Galactica’") has a showrunner: Michael Lesslie, according to Deadline. Lesslie wrote and executive-produced The Little Drummer Girl, and has a screenplay credit for Assassin’s Creed.
HBO will produce a series based on Hellraiser, according to Deadline. Halloween director David Gordon Green will direct the pilot and several additional episodes, according to the report. Writers include Mark Verheiden (Battlestar Galactica, Daredevil) and Michael Dougherty (X-Men United, Godzilla: King of the Monsters).
Rob Pereyda is the new Head of Anime, Editorial, and Publishing at Netflix. Pereyda had been at VIZ Media for several years as Vice President, Business Development and Strategy.
360-Page Magnum Opus
May 29, 2020
Fantagraphcs Books has acquired world publishing rights to Barry Windsor-Smith's graphic novel Monsters , a 360-page magnum opus that has taken Windsor-Smith over 35 years to complete,