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Fables Getting Developed for Movie (Again)

Written by ThanosCopter on Tuesday, June 04 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Fables Getting Developed for Movie (Again)

The series is moving forward into pre-production.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Fables, the long-running series from DC's "myopic" Vertigo franchise, is being targetted for the big screen.  Nikolaj Arcel, director of Dutch film A Royal Affair, is set to direct and David Heyman and Jeffrey Clifford of Heyday Films will produce.  Heyday Films previously produced a series of little known films  based on the obscure Harry Potter novels.

This is the third time WB has tried to make Fables into a movie/television franchise.  WB tried in 2004, and then looked to ABC to produce a television show (which ABC passed on for the entirely different fairy tale characters in the real world show Once Upon a Time).   

The news comes a week after DC co-publisher Dan Didio questioned the relevancy of Fables imprint, Vertigo, calling its sales model myopic.  Yup, it's sure is short-sighted to have all those trades in bookstores for people to buy when this movie comes out, ain't it?


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