Check out some of the most anticipated TV series revivals, live-action movie adaptations, and remakes currently in the works. Browse our picks. Check out our gallery of the Golden Globe nominees in the leading and supporting acting categories, as the characters they so brilliantly played and in real life. See the full gallery. It's in an alternate reality. The Watchmen - comprised of the Comedian, Dr.
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A dark and dystopian deconstruction of the superhero genre, the film is set in an alternate history in the year at the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union , as a group of mostly retired American superheroes investigates the murder of one of their own before uncovering an elaborate and deadly conspiracy, while their moral limitations are challenged by the complex nature of the circumstances. From October until October , a live-action film adaptation of the Watchmen series became stranded in development hell. Pictures , the sister company of Watchmen publisher DC Comics, and hiring director Terry Gilliam , who eventually left the production and deemed the complex comic " unfilmable ". Directors David Hayter , Darren Aronofsky and Paul Greengrass were attached to the project before it was cancelled over budget disputes. In October , the project returned to Warner Bros. Paramount remained as its international distributor, whereas Warner Bros.
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On Sunday night, Alan Moore will likely not tune into HBO's Watchmen , the ambitious new television series inspired by the beloved '80s comic book classic he created with artist David Gibbons. According to HBO's president of programming Casey Bloys, Moore was " not thrilled " with the adaptation from The Leftovers and Lost mastermind Damon Lindelof, who has grappled with Moore's apathy for new versions of his work while promoting the show. This shouldn't be a surprise: the bearded English writer has a long, complicated history of expressing ambivalence and scorn for the different mutations of his art that have been released over the years. Why would the new Watchmen be any different? Even compared to Moore's other acclaimed creations, which include titles like From Hell , The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen , and V for Vendetta , Watchmen looms like a vengeance-seeking, hard-boiled-dialogue-spouting guardian over modern pop culture.
Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own. Through set tours, interviews with the cast and crew, and multiple featurettes, learn about the series from every angle. Discover memos, newspaper articles, essays, and other artifacts presented by a character with a scholarly passion for the history of masked vigilantes, FBI special agent Dale Petey. In collaboration with Damon Lindelof and the show writers, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have created three extraordinary artifacts from the world of the show.