Looks Like I’m Not Writing “Cloak and Dagger”

Cloak and Dagger

Aw man.

So I had been working on a treatment for a Cloak and Dagger spec script, something that I could possibly show the bigwigs at Marvel to convince them that, hey, maybe my talent was worth making use of. Welp, looks like I can just slide that treatment file right into the goddamn trash. Continue reading

Ava DuVernay to Direct “The Battle of Versailles” @AVAETC

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay has a new project in the works — one that’s set in the world of fashion.

Deadline Hollywood reports that DuVernay will direct The Battle of Versailles for HBO Films. Versailles will tell the story of the 1973 Palace of Versailles fashion show, which helped bring American designers and black models to prominence in the fashion world. Based on fashion journalist Robin Givhan‘s 2015 tome The Battle of Versailles: The Night American Fashion Stumbled into the Spotlight and Made History, the screenplay will be written by DuVernay and Michael Starrbury.

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Filmmaker Michael Mann to Publish Books

Michael Mann

Michael Mann, writer and director of hit films including Heat, Collateral, and The Last of the Mohicans, has inked a deal to launch Michael Mann Books. According to an exclusive report at Deadline, Mann’s eponymous imprint will “generate a series of novels with a stable of writers and the properties will simultaneously be developed for film and television.”

One of the high-ranking projects the imprint will take on is a prequel for Heat, Mann’s classic 1995 crime thriller starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Val Kilmer. Continue reading

“Daredevil” is in Trouble on New Season 2 Poster

Daredevil Season 2

Uh-oh.

Things don’t look so good for Daredevil on this newest bit of promo art for the Marvel/Netflix drama. We see our hero, Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil), chained to a Hell’s Kitchen chimney and struggling to get free. This is reminiscent of a still earlier revealed by EW, in which Daredevil is chained up with the Punisher looming above him.

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