There are a few more points of geek showbiz interest heading towards Christmas, and it's time for a round-up.
Top 10 Kids Graphic Novels of 2017"), the company announced. Daytime Emmy Award nominee May Chan will write, exec produce, and serve as showrunner for the series, which will be produced by IDW Entertainment and Endeavor Content. The series will star Miha Cech and Yaya Gosselin.
Wattpad Webtoon Studios is partnering with ViacomCBS to develop a slate of original series based on titles from Webtoon and Wattpad, the companies announced. The series will be distributed on ViacomCBS networks and platforms, including Paramount+. Wattpad Webtoon Studios was created by their parent company Naver and funded with $100 million earlier this year (see "$100M for Webtoon, Wattpad Development").
Netflix has pulled the plug on its live action adaptation of Cowboy Bebop after only one season, which dropped in November, according to The Hollywood Reporter. John Cho starred as Spike Siegel; anime creator Shinichiro Watanabe was on board as a consultant (see "John Cho in ‘Cowboy Bebop’").
Variety. The first movie set a box office record over Labor Day weekend with $94.4 million in ticket sales (see "'Shang-Chi'"), and made $431.9 million worldwide, thus far. Also, Destin Daniel Cretton was announced at the second feature's returning writer and director.
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