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Category Archive: Casting Call

Book Review and Casting: The Merciless (2014)

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The Merciless was written by Danielle Vega and published in 2014. There have since been three sequels and the book is rumored to be getting the film script treatment by Pretty Little Liars executive… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: Into the Drowning Deep (2017)

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Into the Drowning Deep was written by Mira Grant and published in 2017. This is the story of a scientific voyage, a television network known for cheap thrills, and a whole bunch of… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: ‘One of Us is Lying’ (2017)

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One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus is a Young Adult mystery novel about five high-schoolers who go to detention and one does not make it out alive. The novel is… Continue reading

Casting Call: The Baby-Sitter’s Club

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In a not particularly surprising development, it has been announced that the ever-popular Baby-Sitter’s Club will be getting a new and improved television show. The books, and presumably the show, deal with issues… Continue reading

Book Review and Casting Call: ‘The Wicked Deep’ (2018)

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The Wicked Deep is the first novel by Shea Ernshaw. It tells the story of the Oregon town of Sparrow, which suffers from a deadly curse each year. In the 19th century three… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘Death on the Nile’

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With the success of Murder on the Orient Express, it was announced that there will be another Agatha Christie story put to film. This time it will be Death on the Nile. Below… Continue reading

Casting Call: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’

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So, we all knew this was coming. As soon as rumors first started that Damon Lindelof might be taking the seminal graphic novel, Watchmen, to HBO as a TV series, geek sites across… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘Fantastic Four’

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On the big screen the characters of Marvel Comics have never been bigger. Characters like; Iron Man, Captain America, Doctor Strange, and even Rocket Raccoon have grown beyond their four colored beginnings and… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘The Nightingale’

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The Nightingale is a novel by Kristin Hannah, published in 2015 that has sold over two million copies in the US. In 2016 it was announced that ‘Game of Thrones’ Director Michelle MacLaren… Continue reading

Casting Call: Egyptian Mythology

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It’s no secret that Hollywood has a whitewashing problem. I didn’t bother to see Gods of Egypt (2016) so I can’t speak to its plot, but the film’s casting alone is cringe-worthy. Egyptian mythology… Continue reading