Slice of SciFi #89: (Replay) Interview with Samuel L. Jackson


Yes, this is a replay of Slice of SciFi #70…

News Bytes:

  • Hellboy 2 has been dropped by Revolution Studios, but picked up by Universal Pictures
  • Sam Raimi acquired the rights to Goodkind’s Sword of Truth series
  • WETA Digital tapped to work on Cameron’s “Avatar” project

Ben Affleck will portray George Reeves in “Hollywoodland”, a film about the mystery surrounding the death of the actor who defined Superman in the 1950s TV series, which was ruled a suicide at the time. The movie will follow some of the people who didn’t believe that Reeves killed himself.

Doug’s Slice of Trivia

TV Talk:
The Bravo Cable Network has acquired the rights for “Life on Mars”, the eight-part BBC series about a 21st Century detective who is transported back to 1973 after a bizzare traffic accident.

Interview: Michael catches a candid Samuel L. Jackson as he talks about Snakes on a Plane and Hollywood at a Comic-Con roundtable.

Future Talk: What’s Coming Up?
Studios are making some major shifts in their 2007-2008 releasing schedule of SF and related genre movies and we have them for you on today’s show.

Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know. We’ve got plenty of voicemail from fans to listen and respond to, but you’ll hear that in a fresh, separate show.

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