Daily Read (4/18/16)

Ooh! Joel David Moore – of Bones – is directing a “semi-dystopian” adaptation of Timon of Athens! That story calls it a “modern day Gatsby,” which makes me realize I might not have any idea what Timon of Athens is about. Huh.

Spike TV has ordered a series based on Stephen King’s The Mist. Anyone read that? Should I?

I know we all laugh at the “Romeo & Juliet sequel” concept, but I hear that the book Still Star-Crossed is actually quite good, so the show will be worth a look. Anyway, they’ve cast Clara Rugaard to play Juliet… in flashbacks, I assume?

HBO is making a Fahrenheit 451 movie.

TV News: Adrianne Palicki, Lauren Graham, Ray Bradbury, & More

Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki will appear on About a Boy.

The CW’s adaptation of Lauren Graham’s Someday, Someday Maybe hasn’t been picked up yet, but it’s now called Unfamous.

ABC has ordered pilot The Visitors, based on Ray Bradbury’s “Zero Hour.”

Ann Peacock will write the event series adaptation of Alice Hoffman’s The Dovekeepers.

Hallmark is adapting Sherryl Woods’s Chesapeake Shores series.