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Cormoran Strike Adaptation Debuts In June
Cinemax released the trailer for C.B. Strike, the miniseries based on J.K. Rowling’s crime novels, Cormoran Strike. The series stars Tom Burke as veteran-turned-private-detective Cormoran Strike, and Holliday Grainger as Strike’s assistant, Robin Ellacott. The adaptation premieres June 1.
The 2018 Eisner Award Nominations
This year’s Eisner Award nominations for comics and graphic novels were announced. The nominees fall under 31 categories. Topping the nominations are My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by debut graphic novelist Emil Ferris, and Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda. The winners will be announced on July 20 at Comic-Con in San Diego.
The Next Stephen King Adaptation Is…
The Long Walk. James Vanderbilt (Truth) has written the script for the New Line Cinema adaptation–New Line Cinema brought It to the big screen last year. The Long Walk is a story originally published under King’s pseudonym Richard Bachman, set in a dystopian future where 100 teens compete to be the one winner/survivor of a long, non-stop journey.