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‘Watchmen’ Will Officially Become HBO’s First Superhero Series

HBO has given the green light to Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen pilot to go to series. The pilot is expected to premiere next year. The adaptation of Alan Moore’s famous graphic novel will be “Set in an alternate history where “superheroes” are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.” […]

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Women Who Kick Ass #SDCC2018

This year’s Entertainment Weekly’s Women Who Kick Ass panel at San Diego Comic-Con showcased a fantastic line up of kick-ass women – which includes the first woman to play The Doctor. Moderated by EW’s Jessica Shaw the panel featured the woman of the hour, Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who), Regina King (Watchmen), Camila Mendes (Riverdale), Amandla Stenberg (The Darkest Minds), and Chloe […]

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Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Added to HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Pilot

Damon Lindelof’s new Watchmen series for HBO just got another talented name onboard for the pilot. Variety has just confirmed that Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will appear in the pilot in an unknown role. The pilot already features Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, and Jeremy Irons in undisclosed roles. Abdul-Mateen’s role in the show will more than likely be revealed when Lindelof and HBO […]

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Jeremy Irons Added to HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Pilot

Jeremy Irons is set to join the cast of Damon Lindelof’s, Watchmen. Starring alongside Regina King, Don Johnson, Tim Blake Nelson, Louis Gossett Jr., Adelaide Clemens and Andrew Howard. Watchmen is a DC Comics graphic novel from Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons. It is set in an alternate world where the presence of heroes has altered historical events as […]

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Nicole Kassell Set To Direct HBO ‘Watchmen’ Pilot

It’s been known that HBO is working on a TV adaptation of one of the most well-known comic book series out there –Watchmen– developed by Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) with scripts for the series already in the works. Although we don’t have any information regarding casting calls or announcements, so far we know that, reportedly, the series pilot is set […]

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Patrick Wilson Wants to Return to ‘Watchmen’

With DC’s Doomsday Clock hitting comic book stores and HBO developing a Watchmen TV series with Damon Lindelof, fans have been wondering if any of the 2009 film’s cast are returning to the franchise. While promoting his new film The Commuter with Yahoo Movies UK, Patrick Wilson confirmed that he would love to be Nite Owl again. “It was such […]

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GoC Comics Reviews: Doomsday Clock #1 (Spoilers)

Doomsday Clock #1 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank Published by DC Comics Release Date: November 22, 2017   This is it, the moment we’ve all been waiting for. The moment that everything has been building to since Batman discovered that tiny, yellow, blood-splattered button embedded in the wall of the Batcave. In the search for the source […]

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Damon Lindelof Is Adapting ‘Watchmen’ To TV Because “We Need Dangerous Shows”

For a while, we’ve known that HBO is producing a tv series adaptation of the graphic novel Watchmen and that is currently in development, but the reasons behind this decision hadn’t been clear… until now. In a recent discussion with Mike Schur (creator of The Good Place) at Vulture Festival L.A, Damon Lindelof -executive producer of the upcoming series- commented on his motivations for tackling […]

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HBO Orders Scripts for ‘Watchmen’ Series

Recent reports state that premium television network, HBO, has ordered multiple scripts for a pilot episode of Watchmen, based on the comic of the same name.  Watchmen is a DC comic that was released for a limited time in 1986-87 by co-creators Alan Moore and David Gibbons and was made into a movie directed by Zack Snyder in 2009.  The graphic […]

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Damon Lindelof Has Not Met With HBO About Watchmen Series

Recently, a report spread that HBO had tapped Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof to develop a Watchmen television series based on Alan Moore’s seminal graphic novel. At the time, nothing was known about the series. Unfortunately, that is still very much the case. According to Lindelof himself, he has not met with HBO about a Watchmen show, and the news of his involvement […]

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‘Watchmen’ Getting R-Rated Animated Treatment

While the Watchmen graphic novel is considered a classic by some comic book fans, the film based on the book is much more divisive. Despite the mixed feelings, Warner Bros. is giving it another try with an r-rated animated version. For the unfamiliar, the Watchmen are a group of heroes of questionable morality in an authoritarian, but now weirdly familiar […]