Category: Den of Geeks

Terry Pratchett’s Discworld: revisiting the Sky adaptations

With the news that Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books are being developed into a CSI style TV show, it seems a slightly more topical time than usual to look back at…
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We, by Yevgeny Zamyatin: Folio Society book review

The word dystopia typically brings to mind the American and British classics of the subgenre: 1984, Brave New World, A Clockwork Orange, Fahrenheit 451. But years before all those, Russian…
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His Dark Materials TV series: major casting news

The BBC has had its eight-part adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy in the works for such a long while, but it finally looks as though we're seeing…
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Celebrating The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy at 40

At 10:30pm on Wednesday, 8th March 1978, the first episode of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was broadcast on Radio 4. At the time no-one - least of all…
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What can we expect from the Discworld TV series?

The news that The Watch - the Discworld-inspired television series based on the works of Terry Pratchett - was being developed further brought the usual range of emotions to readers…
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Deadpool to relaunch at Marvel in June

It’s a pretty critical time for Deadpool these days. On the more mainstream side of things, he has a big movie sequel coming out in May. That’s a pretty big…
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Discworld TV show in the works

Talk about ambitious, but potentially infinitely-rewarding adaptation material. According to Deadline, BBC Studios is adapting Terry Pratchett's Discworld series alongside Narrativia, the production company founded by Pratchett before his death.…
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Constantine animated series: air date confirmed

Well, fans are getting Constantine season 2 after all. Kinda. The CW revealed late last year that Matt Ryan would return as John Constantine for an animated series on the CW…
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DC’s 23 finest characters

DC Comics has given us many great characters over the years. And since their humble beginnings amongst those primary coloured panels and pages, these loveable heroes and loathe-able villains have…
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Amazon to adapt sci-fi novel Consider Phlebas for TV

Amazon’s interminable project backlog of genre-driven peak television offerings just added a major mythology. Amazon Video, the streaming service of the online retail leviathan, has acquired the global rights to…
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