Dream Casting: “Artemis Fowl”

Shows how much I pay attention to book adaptation news! While rumors of an “Artemis Fowl” film adaptation have been circulating for what seems like centuries, apparently Disney is helming the project, and they snagged Kenneth Branagh this past September as director. I recently saw his rendition of “Cinderella” so I doubt he’ll have any…

Dream Casting: “His Dark Materials” on BBC One

During November, while I whittling away at my NaNoWriMo word count, it came to my attention that the His Dark Materials series was being adapted for a television miniseries through BBC One. I was quite excited by the news and couldn’t believe I had to wait ‘til December to give a dream casting, but here…

Dream Casting for “Golden Son”

Let this be the end of the once-a-month posts! At the time of writing this, NYCC has started and a very familiar book series is hanging nice and high like a mural: the Red Rising trilogy! Our favorite story that takes appealing tropes, great characters, sci-fi, high-octane action, and twists it until it hurts and…

Dream Casting for “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

UPDATE (7/6/15): AS I LIVE AND BREATHE! Now, Netflix is claiming in the video comments that they were not responsible for this trailer, but loved it anyway. Methinks this is either true or a very clever marketing ploy, seeing as the YouTuber’s username is “Eleanora Poe.” Even if it is a fan-made trailer, I applaud…

“Pirate Latitudes”: A Caribbean Heist with Captain Hunter

If You Like… Heist films Pirates of the Caribbean Handsome and cunning captains Sleuthy Spaniards Then You’ll Like… Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton Have you ever seen “Ocean’s Eleven”? “The Italian Job”? And if you tell me you haven’t seen any of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise films I may ask where you’ve been…

Dream Casting for “The Dresden Files”

It’s time for another dream cast! And I know, I know…”But Maj, Dresden Files was already made into a show! You don’t need a fan-casting for that!” Uh, yes I do. I love The Dresden Files, and have been a loyal fan of the books for almost a decade now. Now, I applaud the television show creators…

Dream Casting for “Red Rising”

Warning: spoilers and (possible) language ahead! Want to see my dream casting for Golden Son too? Check it out! If you have not read my initial review of the first two books in the trilogy, click here to read! It may be April, but if there’s one thing that’s already on my Christmas list this year, it’s…