Kelly Sue DeKonnick, the author of revolutionary comics, talks about the changes that have come to the world of graphic novels.
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“Rent: A Baster Casey Biography”

The film company Franco bought the rights to the film adaptation of the book “Rent: a biography of Buster Casey.” Recently, James Franco writes, directs, produces and plays in so many projects that it can sometimes be very difficult to keep track of his activities. Recently it became known that the actor will remove the novel of the North American writer Chuck Palahniuk, known to a wide audience at the Fight Club. True, the details of the deal are still unknown, including who will direct the picture and whether Franco himself will play in it. The “Rent” was published in 2007. The book is about a guy who infected hundreds of people with unusual rage and came up with an urban destruction race, the participants of which are trying to smash each other’s cars. In one of the clashes, Rant himself perishes, after which his friends undertake to collect all the stories about the “messiah”. After that, the hero appears in the book in oral memoirs of the people who surrounded him during his lifetime. Source “Loneliness in the network” More … VGTRK bought the rights to the film adaptation of the book of the Polish writer Janusz Wisniewski “Loneliness in the network”. This was announced by the writer himself at the presentation of his new novel “Grand” in St. Petersburg. At the moment, all legal issues are being settled. According to the contract, the film will be shot in a film version and in the form of a 4-episode television series. “I expect a lot from Russian filmmakers. The Polish film was beautiful, but too cold, ”said Janusz Wisniewski. Filming will begin at the end of 2014 and should be completed by December 2015. “Loneliness on the Net” was written in 2001 and became the first novel by Polish writer Janusz Leon Wisniewski. The book consists of ten unnamed chapters, indicated by the special symbol @. Source “And the Dawns Here Are Quiet” In Karelia, the shooting of the new film “And the Dawns Here Are Quiet” has ended. September 9, the shooting of the film was over. Today, the set is already empty, the artists, cameramen, artists and everyone who provided the shooting process left. Only a small group remained to clean up the area. After a two-week rest, the film crew will begin editing the film in the studio pavilions. The release of the picture is expected in May 2015 to the 70th anniversary of the Victory. Like the film of Stanislav Rostotsky, first shown 42 years ago, a new film adaptation of the story of Boris Vasiliev was shot in Karelia. However, according to Renat Davletyarov, this is not a remake, but a new movie, understandable to modern viewers. Source of “Minority Opinion” Fox ordered the script for the sequel to the sequel to the sci-fi thriller Minority Opinion, The Hollywood Reporter magazine reported. The series will unfold ten years after the events of the “Minority Opinion”. The protagonist is one of the seers of the disbanded crime prevention unit. Now he is trying to live an ordinary life, but visions of the future haunt him. To find a use for his gift will help a female detective who is haunted by the past. The script will be written by Max Borenstein (“Godzilla” by Edwards). In addition, he will be the executive producer along with Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, who were responsible for the original film. Production will be undertaken by Amblin Television, Paramount Television and 20th Century Fox Television. If the channel does not order a pilot series, then you will have to pay a large penalty. Minority Report is a fantastic thriller directed by Stephen Spielberg (War of the Worlds) based on the eponymous novel by Philip Dick. “Minority Report” was released in June 2002 and raised $ 358 million with a budget of $ 102 million. The film received an average score of 80/100 on the Metacritic aggregator. Source “Nightlife” / “Night is My Home” El Fanning will play one of the roles in the film adaptation of Dennis Lihan’s novel “Nightlife”. The director of the new project is Ben Affleck, who will also play the main male role in the thriller. The action of the tape takes place in the 20-30s in the United States. The plot focuses on the youngest son of a Boston police captain. The guy becomes a criminal and wants to become famous in the criminal world. The mafia girl will be played by Sienna Miller. In the image of Graciella Suarez, another attractive woman, the incomparable Zoe Saldana will appear. El Fannig got the role of aspiring actress Loretta Fijis. The premiere of the new film is due to take place in October 2016. Source “Sunstroke” A trailer for Nikita Mikhalkov’s new film “Sunstroke” based on the prose of Ivan Bunin was released. The premiere of the film will take place on October 9, according to the release of the DreamTeam film company. The main roles were performed by young artists Victoria Solovyova and Martins Kalita. “I’m more interested in discovering,” Mikhalkov explains. – This is very risky: no one has ever seen these people on the screen. I hope that this will be a springboard for them. ” The director began working on the tape 37 years ago, 11 times rewrote the script by hand, trying to “feel for living Bunin.” The basis was “Cursed Days”, Bunin’s diaries from the Civil War and the story “Sunstroke”. “I decided to combine in my film a happy, crazy day described in Sunstroke.

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