Movie News:Pratchett, Novik, The Wiz, and Wonder Woman

* Terry Pratchett’s The Colour of Magic is currently being transformed into a four-hour miniseries.

* Peter Jackson has optioned Naomi Novik’s Temeraire dragon series. Jackson is currently working on an adaptation of The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold.

* John Boorman is working on a CGI of The Wizard of Oz, said to be a “faithful” adaptation of the book.

* Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new animated original movie Wonder Woman on March 3, 2009… and features a stellar celebrity voice cast including Keri Russell (Waitress, Felicity), Nathan Fillion (Desperate Housewives), Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Oliver Platt (The West Wing) and David McCallum (NCIS). [via Comic Book Resources]


One comment on “Movie News:Pratchett, Novik, The Wiz, and Wonder Woman

  1. I’m really excited about the Wonder Woman movie. The previews for it look very promising.

    But no, DC Comics, an animated direct-to-DVD movie does not make up for failing to put Wonder Woman on the siver screen. I’m sorry. Good try.

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