Thursday’s stupidest ever movie adaption news


  • BBC Films picks up rights to the forthcoming Ordinary Thunderstorms
  • Oh surely not. Universal wins movie rights to Atari’s ‘Asteroids’


  • Catcher in the Rye ‘sequel’ blocked


  • The Shawshank Redemption moves to the West End
  • Jude Law‘s Hamlet moves to Broadway

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  • Rob Buckley

    I’m Rob Buckley, a journalist who writes for UK media magazines that most people have never heard of although you might have heard me on the podcast Lockdown Land or Radio 5 Live’s Saturday Edition or Afternoon Edition. I’ve edited Dreamwatch, Sprocket and Cambridge Film Festival Daily; been technical editor for TV producers magazine Televisual; reviewed films for the short-lived newspaper Cambridge Insider; written features for the even shorter-lived newspaper Soho Independent; and was regularly sarcastic about television on the blink-and-you-missed-it “web site for urban hedonists” The Tribe. Since going freelance, I've contributed to the likes of Broadcast, Total Content + Media, Action TV, Off The Telly, Action Network, TV Scoop and The Custard TV.