Jared Leto enlisted the help of Grant Morrison for his Joker role in Suicide Squad. Black Panther gets both a rumored writer and a rumored director. Locke and Key is no longer going to be a movie, but could head to TV instead. Plus, pictures from Doctor Who and a new Jessica Jones teaser. To me, my spoilers!
It's official: The most exciting new genre shows on network TV are based on comics. iZombie, Constantine, Flash, Gotham... But the networks are just scratching the surface of what's out there. Here are 10 comics that are crying out to become television shows right now.
We loved the unaired pilot for the TV show based on Joe Hill's comic Locke and Key, but now its existence could be preventing us from getting the recently announced Locke and Key movie. Apparently the film studio, Universal, is worried the pilot could be released just in time to steal the movie's thunder.
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…
Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive sneak peek of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key: The Guide To The Known Keys, a one-issue rundown of the series' many powerful keys and a heart-rending story set in the early 1900s. The issue's out tomorrow (11/9), and here's a synopsis courtesy of IDW:
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.
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.
Friday morning at Comic-Con, the pilot episode of the supernatural horror show Locke and Key — which was not picked up by Fox for the fall season — will be screened to the public for the first time. On the eve of its unveiling, io9 caught up with series writer Joe Hill and illustrator Gabriel Rodriguez about all the…
Just because the entire comic industry will more or less relocate to San Diego tomorrow doesn't mean there isn't a ton of new stuff on the stands — Locke and Key and Daredevil return, and Grant Morrison pens his treatise on superheroes.
Most television shows come to the San Diego Comic-Con to hype upcoming seasons, but in the case of the nixed Fox pilot for Locke and Key, it's coming to bandy about its mere existence.
A major figure from the Green Lantern comics makes a cameo in the first movie. And the actor suggests that his role could lead to much bigger things in the sequels. Could this be the start of something?
Head to Cybertron, with an excerpt from the novelization of Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Plus new clips from Super 8 and Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, and two new Tintin posters! And the synopsis for Nacho Vigalondo's new alien-invasion movie.
There's been a spate of news concerning what genre shows Fox will and won't air this fall. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox is going with J.J. Abrams' time-travel-and-prison-drama series Alcatraz, passing on Locke and Key, and canning Christopher Chance.
What's heating up comic stores this summer? Big summer extravaganzas for the Flash and Thor, new Hellboy and Locke and Key miniseries, and the return of the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Here's a sampling of this summer's comic goodies.
Gary Oldman reveals which villain he'll be sharing scenes with in The Dark Knight Rises. Captain America's Joe Johnston discusses the movie's debt to Raiders of the Lost Ark. Could a Justice League movie happen after all?
Bane and Catwoman are just the tip of the villainous iceberg in the latest Dark Knight Rises rumors. Another Oscar-nominated actress is in the running for The Hunger Games. Katee Sackhoff wants a role on superpowered cop show Powers.
Jon Favreau checks in with some context and commentary on the Cowboys & Aliens Super Bowl spot. Jodie Foster is far from a done deal for District 9 director Neil Blomkamp's next film. Liam Neeson confirms that he's done with Batman...for now. Nathan Fillion and Henry Rollins are teaming up for an animated Green…
Jon Favreau reveals a few key secrets of the Cowboys & Aliens trailer. See Green Lantern villain Hector Hammond in all his disgusting, mega-brained glory. Watch another Tron Legacy featurette. Plus Spider-Man, Fringe, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, and more!
Peter Jackson offers some insight into The Hobbit's dwarven heartthrobs. Deadpool may have its director, another Spider-man role's up for recasting, and Noomi Rapace talks Alien and Sherlock Holmes. Plus, more on Megamind, Ouija, Transformers 3, Supernatural, SGU, and Smallville.