Netflix orders King Arthur series from comic legend Frank Miller

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Netflix's fondness for comic book industry veterans isn't cooling off any time soon. The streaming giant has ordered Cursed, an Arthurian drama based on an impending novel co-authored by comic legend Frank Miller (of 300 and Sin City fame) and produ…
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Hulu won’t adapt horror comic ‘Locke & Key’ after all

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The second attempt to turn Joe Hill's comic Locke & Key into a television series has foundered after Hulu opted not to pick it up as a series. According to Deadline Hollywood, the streaming service produced a pilot, had staffed a writer's room an…
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Nnedi Okorafor is writing a comic series about Black Panther’s Dora Milaje warriors

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One of the major highlights of Marvel’s Black Panther was the Dora Milaje, the all-female special forces team that protects the secretive African country Wakanda. This week, Marvel announced that the characters will get their own arc in a three-part comic series, Wakanda Forever, which will be written by Black Panther: Long Live the King and Binti trilogy author Nnedi Okorafor.

The group is a team of special forces soldiers dedicated to protecting Wakanda led by General Okoye (played by The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira), who in the film helps rescue Wakandan spy Nakia when an undercover assignment goes bad, aids T’Challa in the capture of Ulysses Klaue, and later plays a pivotal role in helping him reclaim the throne.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is getting a comic adaptation in May

The latest Star Wars film is getting a comic book adaptation. Rogue One screenwriter Gary Whitta is adapting The Last Jedi for a six-issue miniseries, the first of which will hit stores on May 2nd.

Whitta will be joined by artists Michael Walsh and Mike Spicer, while former Marvel editor-in-chief Joe Queseda will produce a variant cover featuring Rey on Jakku. On his Instagram page (via io9) Walsh says that they will be adding new scenes and will tell “others from a new perspective.”

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That’s not the only adaptation of the film coming this spring: a novelization, written by Jason Fry, is hitting bookstores on March 6th, which will also contain a number of additional scenes.

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