Graphic Novel Rights To Torso Expired

So it is with Oscar-nominated director David Fincher and "Torso," a project Paramount has had on its docket since January 2006 that has drawn interest from stars Matt Damon and Casey Affleck. But even with the success of Fincher's recent "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," the studio allowed the rights option on "Torso's" underlying graphic novel to lapse, leaving the project in limbo.

Sections:  movies   
Topics:  adaptation   comics   graphic novels   torso   
  • New 'Man of Steel' Trailer Has Super GravitasNew 'Man of Steel' Trailer Has Super Gravitas
    He's a brilliant visual stylist, but the knock on Zack Snyder as a director is that he too often neglects real storytelling in favor of pretty pictures. The latest Man of Steel trailer, however, suggests he may have made a quantum leap as a filmmaker. More
  • First Details on Batman: Arkham Origins, Out Oct. 25
    The next chapter in Rocksteady's Batman series is coming. Batman: Arkham Origins is the subject of next month's Game Informer Cover, and it's on its way to the PS3, Xbox360 and Wii U on October 25th, along with a companion title on the PS Vita and 3Ds. More
  • Tony Stark Goads the Mandarin in New 'Iron Man 3' ClipTony Stark Goads the Mandarin in New 'Iron Man 3' Clip
    Up 'til now, Marvel's been focusing on the grimmer aspects of Iron Man 3 -- including the epic whooping that Ol' Shell-Head's going to take from the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley). But as the latest clip Marvel's doled out makes clear, Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) can give as good as he gets. More
  • Watch 'The Wolverine' TeaserWatch 'The Wolverine' Teaser
    On Monday, we were treated to a 6-second tease of the trailer for The Wolverine that's coming out on Wednesday, and, today, we're given a longer look. That's right, it's that trailer of a trailer thing Fox is so fond of doing for their bigger movies. More
  • Beatlemania! Paul McCartney is focus of new comic bookBeatlemania! Paul McCartney is focus of new comic book
    Singer Paul McCartney's decision to leave the Beatles and embark on a solo career is the subject of a new comic book that aims to give fans a new perspective on the breakup of the Fab Four, its publisher said on Tuesday. More
  • Puppy Rescued After Falling 50 Feet Into Old Well
    They lowered a knotted rope into the hole, looped it around the puppy's legs and torso, and pulled him to ... The bill provides a graphic description of a dismemberment abortion, which abortion rights groups say is commonly performed after 12 weeks of ...
    04/8/2015 - 12:34 pm | View Link
  • Film about the Cleveland Torso Murderer, who decapitated and mutilated 13 bodies: Whatever happened to?
    Whatever happened to the movie about the Cleveland Torso Murders and the Mad Butcher of Kingsbury ... It specifically would be a movie based on "Torso," an Eisner Award-winning graphic novel by former Clevelanders Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko ...
    06/10/2013 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS Director David Lowery to Helm Adaptation of TORSO
    A feature film adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko graphic novel Torso might actually be coming ... s decision to do the film in black and white. With the rights to Torso now firmly in Bendis and Andreyko’s hands, the duo has tapped ...
    04/17/2013 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • David Lowery Takes Over ‘Torso’ Graphic Novel Adaptation
    We haven’t talked much about the Brian Michael Bendis and Marc Andreyko graphic novel since David Fincher walked away from a possible adaptation in ’09. Rights to the story lapsed at that point, blocking Fincher’s potential version. Now Torso is ...
    04/16/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Brian Bendis Says Torso Film Adaptation is 'Not Dead Yet'
    Back in January, we reported that Paramount had lost the rights to their adaptation of Torso, the graphic novel written by Brian Bendis. The project was apparently moving along swiftly with David Fincher in line to direct and Matt Damon in line to star ...
    10/21/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at is a free virtual human anatomy website with detailed models of all human body systems. The Internet's best anatomy learning resource!
    04/20/2015 - 11:55 pm | View Website
  • Greencastle Banner-Graphic: Newspaper serving Greencastle ...
    Greencastle. Online version of the local newspaper. Includes news, sports, obituaries, and events.
    04/20/2015 - 4:45 pm | View Website
  • Glitter Graphics: the community for graphics enthusiasts!
    Myspace Graphics, Myspace Layouts, Myspace Codes, Myspace Glitter Graphics, Myspace Backgrounds, orkut graphics and Hi5 Graphics
    04/20/2015 - 3:48 pm | View Website
  • General News
    The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur has urged the public not to confuse sex with marriage.
    04/20/2015 - 2:22 pm | View Website
  • | Customize Glitter Graphics, Glitter Text ...
    Customize your pictures with the Glitterfy Glitter Graphics maker, Create words with Glitter Text for profile comments, Photo Flipbooks for Orkut Scraps
    04/20/2015 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Movies News