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Spider-Man The Musical

Thursday, Apr 19, 2007 at 6:30pm

Marvel Studios have announced that plans are underway to produce a Broadway play based on popular superhero Spider-Man. The play will be produced by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor with U2's Bono and The Edge providing new music and lyrics. This will be the first time a Marvel character has appeared in a Broadway production.

According to David Maisel, chairman of Marvel Studios

Marvel continues to look to every entertainment medium to support the enduring popularity of our Super Heroes, and we are thrilled with the talent on board. The all star creative team -- led by Julie Taymor, Bono and The Edge -- is second to none and we are certain this project will delight fans of Spider-Man and new audiences alike.

One can only hope it lives up to the bar set by Evil Dead The Musical.

Found on Newsarama

Categories: buzz, SciFi & Fantasy

Ian Rankin on Why Crime Fiction is Compelling

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2007 at 2:01pm

The Times has posted Ian Rankin's forward to the new Rough Guide to Crime Fiction. Good stuff.

I continue to find the crime novel the perfect vehicle for an unflinching discussion of contemporary issues. After all, the detective has an “all-areas pass” to every aspect of the contemporary urban scene, and this is a way for the crime writer to take the reader into forbidden territory

Categories: buzz

Brooks' Shannara Series Heading to Hollywood

Wednesday, Jun 06, 2007 at 10:44am

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Brothers has just inked a deal with bestselling fantasy author Terry Brooks to bring the world of his Shannara novels to the silver screen.

Categories: buzz, SciFi & Fantasy


John W. Campbell Nominees Announced

Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 7:28pm

The finalists for the John W. Campbell Award for the best science fiction novel of 2006 have been announced. Unlike the other major science fiction awards the Hugo and the Nebula, the John W. Campbell is selected by a jury. Last year Canada's Robert J. Sawyer won the award for his novel Mindscan.

Categories: Awards, buzz, SciFi & Fantasy


Hear Cory Doctorow

Wednesday, May 02, 2007 at 11:35am

Science fiction innovator Cory Doctorow podcasts from his forthcoming young adult novel.

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