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Joseph Fiennes Nabs Male Lead in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale!

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17:  Joseph Fiennes attends "Risen"at AOL Studios In New York on February 17, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Adela Loconte/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 17: Joseph Fiennes (Photo by Adela Loconte/WireImage)

Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has its lead. Joseph Fiennes will portray Commander Fred Waterford a powerful founding father of Gilead and the ruler of the household in which Offred (Elizabeth Moss) is a handmaid.

Follow the jump for details. The Handmaid’s Tale is slated to go into production later this Fall to be ready for a 2017 premiere.

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Comic-Con 2016: Dark Horse Announces San Diego Autograph Sessions!

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Dark Horse Comics has an incredible array of talent set to take part in autograph sessions – ranging from Margaret Atwood (Angel Catbird) to the cast of Syfy’s Dark Matter (based on a Dark Horse comic).

Two stages – one featuring art by Hellboy’s Mike Huddleston and Mike Mignola (appropriately dubbed the Hellboy stage) and one featuring art by  from the Xenoverse by Massimo Carnevale (for Aliens: Defiance) and Dave Palumbo for (Prometheus: Life and Death and Predator: Life and Death), dubbed the Xenoverse stage -will be set up.

For all the details, follow the jump.

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Hulu Orders Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale Straight to Series!

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Hulu has ordered Margaret Atwood’s critically acclaimed bestseller The Handmaid’s Tale to series.

The story follows Offred, a handmaid who is valued only for her fertility in the patriarchal totalitarian regime of Gilead. The series will be written by Bruce Miller (The 100) and star Elizabeth Moss as Offred.

The Handmaid’s Tale is slated to premiere in 2017. Follow the jump for details.

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Dark Horse To Publish Ambitious Anthology The Secret Loves of Geek Girls!

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Dark Horse’s The Secret Loves of Geek Girls is an anthology of stories by a wide range of women with one thing in common – whether it’s Booker Prize winner Margaret Atwood, comics writer/historian Trina Robbins, or any of the book’s more than fifty contributors – they are all geek girls.

As editor Hope Nicholson put is, “These are the stories we bond over when we get together at a comic con, play video games, and marathon Star Trek.

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls will be released in October, 2016. For further details, follow the jump.

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Booker Award Winner Margaret Atwood Pens Graphic Novels For Dark Horse!

Internationally acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood has signed on to write a series of three Catbird Angel graphic novels –  illustrated by Firebug’s Johnnie Christmas – for Dark Horse Comics.

“I have concocted a superhero who is part cat, part bird. Due to some spilled genetic Super-Splicer, our hero got tangled up with both a cat and an owl; hence his fur and feathers, and his identity problems,” said Atwood.

The first of the trilogy will be released in Fall 2016 and is being published in tandem with Keep Cats Safe and Save Bird Lives, an initiative led by Nature Canada, the oldest conservation charity in the country. For further details, follow the jump.

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