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‘Lumberjanes’ Animated TV Series Based On Boom! Comics From Noelle Stevenson Eyed By HBO Max

‘Lumberjanes’ Animated TV Series Based On Boom! Comics From Noelle Stevenson Eyed By HBO Max
An animated series adaptation of Boom! Studios Eisner Award-winning Lumberjanes comic books and graphic novels is headed to HBO Max. I hear the WarnerMedia streamer landed the rights to the books in a competitive situation in July; according to sources the deal is still in negotiations.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power developer Noelle Stevenson, one of the co-creators of the Lumberjanes comic books, is set to adapt and executive produce the project, which I hear has a script-to-series commitment. I hear the idea is to launch Lumberjanes with an hour-long special, to be written and directed by Stevenson.

The graphic novels, co-created by Shannon Watters, Grace Ellis, Brooklyn Allen, and Stevenson, follow five friends– April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley—during their first summer at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thilstle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. These new cabinmates soon discover that there’s more to this camp than earning badges,
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Apple Acquires Jake Gyllenhaal Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘Snow Blind’

Apple Acquires Jake Gyllenhaal Graphic Novel Adaptation ‘Snow Blind’
Apple Studios has acquired the rights to adapt the thriller “Snow Blind,” a thriller based on a graphic novel of the same name that will star Jake Gyllenhaal, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Gustav Möller (“The Guilty”) will direct the film based on the story by Ollie Masters and published by Boom! Studios in 2017. Patrick Ness is writing the screenplay.

Snow Blind” tells the story of a high school student in Alaska whose life is turned upside down when he posts a photo of his dad online. He soon thereafter learns that he and his family are in the Witness Protection Program and are now being hunted by not only the FBI but also a man out for revenge who invades their small town.

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Gyllenhaal is producing along with his partner at Nine Stories,
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Apple Studios Wins ‘Snow Blind:’ Jake Gyllenhaal Stars, Gustav Möller Directs Graphic Novel Adaptation

Apple Studios Wins ‘Snow Blind:’ Jake Gyllenhaal Stars, Gustav Möller Directs Graphic Novel Adaptation
Exclusive: In a highly competitive six-way bidding war, Apple Studios has acquired Snow Blind, a thriller adaptation of the Boom! Studios graphic novel by Ollie Masters (The Kitchen) and Tyler Jenkins. Jake Gyllenhaal is attached to star and Gustav Möller (The Guilty) will make his English language directing debut. Script is being written by Patrick Ness, the author/scribe of A Monster Calls who is currently scripting Lord of the Flies for Warner Bros. and director Luca Guadagnino.

Gyllenhaal and his Nine Stories partner Riva Marker are producing with Boom! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy. Adam Yoelin and Noah Stahl will be exec producers. Mette Norkjaer is co-producing.

In pandemic pitching, prospective bidders received a link to a recorded video of the pitch with an introduction from Gyllenhaal and the filmmaker, with Ness guiding buyers through the story in a multimedia presentation that might well set the tone in
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Lionsgate Buying Graphic Horror Novel ‘Memetic’ For ‘The Batman’ Co-Writer Mattson Tomlin To Script; Point Grey & Boom! Studios Producing

Lionsgate has landed the feature spec Memetic from Mattson Tomlin, who co-wrote The Batman script with director Matt Reeves. Based on the Boom! Studios graphic novel of the same name by James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan, the project was brought to Lionsgate by Point Grey’s Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver and Josh Fagen through their deal with the studio. That trio will produce with Boom! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy. Fagen and Adam Yoelin will be exec producers.

In Memetic, all hell breaks loose when a mysterious meme goes viral on a college campus, making anyone who sees it turn obsessive and violent. As the meme spreads and grows out of control, a ragtag group of students must risk everything in order to survive the viral outbreak and try to stop it.

Point Grey is coming off of the success of Good Boys, which grossed $110 million
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Comic-Con 2019: Skybound Panels to Include Conversation with Robert Kirkman

Although it may be hard to believe, we're just a few weeks away from another Comic-Con kicking off in San Diego, and Skybound is giving attendees plenty of must-see panels to look forward to, including an in-depth conversation with Robert Kirkman.

Check out Skybound's Comic-Con 2019 schedule below (via their website), and check our Comic-Con online hub to keep up to date on all of our coverage of the convention!

"Thursday, July 18, 2019

Skybound Presents: In Conversation with Robert Kirkman (3:00Pm – 4:00Pm): Join comic book creator, writer, and executive producer Robert Kirkman for a Q&a with fans, discussing his latest projects including The Walking Dead, Invincible, Oblivion Song, and more. Room 6A.

Adapting Source Material for Film and TV (4:15Pm – 5:15Pm): Industry producers and writers discuss how to take fandom properties and adapt them for the big or small screen. Panelists include David Alpert Maggie Bandur,
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