SAVED BY THE BELL Making A Return In A Whole New Format – Big 6 Morning Report


  • Who wants to see more of the misadventures of Skreech, Zack and the gang? Well, NBC is making 80s and 90s TV fans dreams come true with a line of new digital comics. Saved by the Bell, as well as other shows including AirwolfKnight RiderMiami Vice, and Punky Brewster, are all expected to make returns thanks to a partnership with Lion Forge. Oh, I bet those kids are going to drive Mr. Belding so crazy.  (ScreenRant)
  • Relativity Media has hired The Crow creator James O’Barr as a creative consultant on the upcoming movie reboot of the classic comic. (/Film)
  • James Franco may have quit Garden of the Last Days but that doesn’t mean we won’t have to suffer through another of his directorial efforts. Franco says he’s following up his directorial debut, an adaptation of Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, with another Faulkner adaptation: The Sound and the Fury. (LA Times)
  • Speaking of classic lit adaptations, DreamWorks and Steven Spielberg are in talks with Steinbeck’s estate for a new adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, with Spielberg expected to direct. (Deadline)
  • Veep‘s Jonah (Timothy Simons) has joined Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Inherent Vice. (The Playlist)’


  • The super dreamy Brenton Thwaites is set to join Jeff Bridges in Walden Media’s The Giver. Note: This news items is only here to allow me to include his picture in a blog post. (The Wrap)


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