This fall is seeing a huge crop of comic-book TV shows, and one of the most promising is Constantine. The trench-coated antihero who copes with the unsavory side of magic is getting a more faithful portrayal. Except he won't smoke. And now we're hearing his sexuality will be toned down too. Does it matter?
Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft? We asked some great television writers, and they told us 11 books that every aspiring scribe…
It's the height of summer movie season, which means that action movies are blowing up all over. And that makes this the perfect time to revisit some advice from John Rogers, creator of Leverage and writer of the new webcomic Arcanum. Here, he explains why you should never write an action scene. Ever.
Our hearts were crushed when the television adaptation of the comic Locke & Key (which was penned by the amazing Josh Friedman and boasted a pilot directed by Mark Romanek) was canned by FOX before it was ever released. Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic book is exactly the kind of creepy mystery-solving the world…
Josh Friedman of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is teaming up with Big Fish writer John August to make an intriguing TV series for ABC.
Could there be dueling police dramas about robots a year from now? Just a few weeks ago, NBC picked up a show about cops and robots from Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman. And now, Fox has ordered a pilot for a show about android cops from J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman, one of two showrunners on …
We were huge fans of the Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles TV series, and so it's exciting to hear that T:SCC's showrunner Josh Friedman is working on a new science fiction project.
Still depressed that the Locke & Key TV show was passed over by both Fox and Syfy? Have faith, there's still hope.
You may never see the brilliant TV adaptation of Joe Hill's supernatural comic book Locke & Key (as Fox dropped series before giving it a chance). But you can watch the trailer for the pilot right now.
Just like a Terminator coming from the future to kill you, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles excelled in catching us off guard. You might have thought you knew what an ongoing television series based on the first two Terminator movies was, but then you'd be surprised.
We were at the special Comic-Con screening of Locke & Key, an attempted TV adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's acclaimed horror fantasy comic. We can officially add this to the list of brilliant pilots that never got series.
Mark Romanek is joining the ranks of movie-makers turned TV directors. Rumor has it Romanek will be joining the list of impressive names working on Locke & Key including Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman, Steven Spielberg, and Kurtzman and Orci.
Steven Spielberg, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are gearing up to make a television series from spooky supernatural comic Locke & Key, written by Joe Hill. And they've hired Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' Josh Friedman to run the show.
I was lucky enough to be talking with one of my favorite scifi novelists the other day, and I asked him a question he didn't know the answer to.
I go to my therapist twice a week and often we just talk about television. You'd think I wouldn't need to pay someone to analyze why Lost works when nothing else will, and yet that's exactly what I do.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is really over, and isn't coming back, as far as producer Josh Friedman goes. We asked Friedman about the show's status, but also about its ending and its vision of the future. Spoilers ahead!
Feeling angry and frustrated at Fox for canceling Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles? One man wants you to fight that feeling, and you might want to listen to him; he's the guy behind the show.