Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Book News, In Brief

Frank Miller's manufactured manliness causes comic book recall. (Murder, torture and ginormous boobs? Hey, that's comics. The word 'goddamned'? Now that's just wrong.)

Via Publisher's Weekly: E-Newspaper Reader Looks Like the Real Thing, reports New York Times. (This is big news for the thirteen people who still haven't discovered the totally free, around the clock news feeds available on that other recently released bit of technology: das internet.)

Book to film news:
1. Via E!: Mamma Mia!'s Amanda Seyfried will star in Dear John, Lasse Hallstrom's feature film based on the Nicholas Sparks bestseller.
2. Via CHUD: Desperate to rake in some of that comics book adaptation cash, Fox Studios is planning a reboot of their fizzled Daredevil film franchise, and is mulling over a sure to be Diablo-Cody-ed, 'teen X-men' flick.
3. Via The Beat: Oh, and those rumors about Cher playing Catwoman as an aging opium den madame in the next Batman pic? No one's debunked 'em yet...