Monday, January 24, 2011

Sinbad on Mars

Looks like the old Ray Harryhausen idea may soon be made into a movie.

Morningside Entertainment has optioned Sinbad: Rogue of Mars for development into a feature film.
The Bluewater Productions graphic novel, which will be written by Greg Thompson and Ryan Burton, with art by Jeff Cruz and Diego Simone, is due for release in April, reports ICv2.
Morningside was founded by Charles Schneer and Ray Harryhausen and produced The 7th Voyage of Sinbad in 1958.
The first of the planned trilogy of films is scheduled for release in 2012

Source: Digital Spy

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Wereworld:Rise of The Wolf

Curtis Jobling, Bob the Builder designer and all round good bloke has recently released his first novel. His previous books Frankenstein's Cat,My Daddy: My Daddy Is the Best in the Universe,Cheeky Monkey were aimed at children, his new book is aimed at young adult market. Wereworld:Rise of The Wolf is the first in a series of books he's writing and is well worth picking up, and has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Book Prize

‘YOU’RE THE LAST OF THE WEREWOLVES SON. DON’T FIGHT IT . . . CONQUER IT.’ When the air is clear, sixteen year-old Drew Ferran can pick up the scent of a predator. When the moon breaks through the clouds, a terrifying fever grips him. And when a vicious beast invades his home, his flesh tears, his fingers become claws, and Drew transforms . . . Forced to flee the family he loves, Drew seeks refuge in the most godforsaken parts of Lyssia. But when he is captured by Lord Bergan’s men, Drew must prove he is not the enemy. Can Drew battle the werecreatures determined to destroy him – and master the animal within?

New Blog

For all those who followed Be Still my Blog of War and Atomic Donkey#0 this is my new blog for posting general junk and the like. You have Gordon Fraser of Empire of the Gothtwinz to thank as he threatened to rough me up if I didn't start blogging again !! :)