USA Network announced the development of Amped at their annual upfront presentation today, based on the comic book series. Eric Kripke is writing the comic book series while creating and executive producing the TV series for Warner Horizon Television and Eric Kripke's Kripke Enterprises. Stay tuned for more details on Amped as the project moves forward in development.Read More
NBC's new fall thriller Revolution promises to be one of this year's best new shows, as it sees J.J. Abrams teaming up with Supernatural's Eric Kripke for the tale of one family trying to reunite in a post-apocalyptic world. The Pilot premiered to an enraptured audience at Comic-Con 2012's Wednesday Night Preview Night, and will have its big Q&A panel this Saturday in Room 6BCF at 6:00 pm. NBC brought their own Revolution village to San Diego, which we now have pictures of, along with official photos from the show. Stay tuned as we bring you more from Revolution on Saturday!Read More
Warner Bros. has picked up the spec script Haunted, a tale of a haunted house told from the ghost's point of view, from the CW's Supernatural creator and executive producer Eric Kripke.
Eric Kripke will also direct the film, which has been set up with Greg Berlanti through Berlanti Prods. and Kevin McCormick via his Langley Park banner.Read More
The news comes just one day after Supernatural creator Eric Kripke said the project was dead. Eric Kripke had originally been set to adapt the Neil Gaiman comic book series and, after his comments, it seemed the project was stalled, at the very least. Now it's clear this project is still in development, although it likely won't be ready for this upcoming season.
It isn't clear if Geoff Johns and Neil Gaiman are writing the pilot script themselves, or if they are seeking out other writers to adapt the comic book series.Read More
We reported back in September that Warner Bros. TV had picked up the rights to the comic book series, and Eric Kripke was mentioned to adapt.
Sandman was launched as a Vertigo comic book in 1989 and centers on Morpheus, the Lord of Dreaming, and a group brothers and sisters known as the Endless - Destiny, Death, Destruction, Despair, Desire and Delirium.Read More
The Neil Gaiman-penned comic book series, Sandman, considered a seminal work in the medium, is in the early stages of being developed into a TV series, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Warner Bros. TV is in the midst of acquiring television rights from sister company DC Entertainment and in talks with several writer-producers about adapting the 1990s comic. At the top of the list is Eric Kripke, creator of the CW's horror-tinged Supernatural.Read More
EW recently caught up with Supernatural series creator and executive producer, Eric Kripke, to talk about why he is leaving the show after 5 successful seasons.Why did you decide to step down as showrunner?
Eric Kripke: We were reaching the end of this five-year story line [so] I thought the timing was right. I knew that we were closing this chapter and opening a new one. It felt like it was the right time to take a step back and focus on new projects, but still keep my grubby little mitts in the show. It was a lot about Sera and her enthusiasm and her ambition. I really think after five years of all of my crap, to have someone who has a fresh perspective and a fresh energy on these characters and this universe is healthy for the show. Supernatural has always been a show about reinvention. We try really hard not to do the same thing. I thought that Sera's [increased] involvement really helped guarantee that this season is going to feel a little different, a little fresher. She has a different sensibility.Read More