Sylvain White has been tapped to direct the big-screen adaptation of Frank Miller’s RONIN, and promises to keep it faithful to the original comic
David Arquette is scheduled to sit in the director’s chair for upcoming episodes of big sister Patricia’s hit series “Medium” on NBC
Academy Award winner Hilary Swank stars in Warner Bros. production of “The Reaping,” about a former Christian missionary who lost her faith after her family was tragically killed. She has since become one of the world’s foremost authorities in debunking so-called religious and paranormal phenomena.
The Robert Rodriquez / Quentin Tarantino collaboration “Grindhouse” is finally ready for release on April 6th, and it’ll be a double-bill that showcases both director’s love for the horror/slasher exploitation films of the 60’s and 70’s. Each director will present their own one hour film, that combined will make for one full-length feature.
The Rodriquez film is called “Planet Terror” and explores an alien world that looks and feels a lot like our own Earth but with eerie differences that make it unique.
Tarantino’s effort is a gore-fest salute to the renowned slasher flick and is titled “Death Proof.” In it the killer loves pursuing his victims by using his car as the weapon of choice.
Game Player Commentary: Lora has an open letter to Obsidian Entertainment, regarding some major issues with “Neverwinter Nights 2” and “Knights of the Old Republic 2”. Listen to the gamers… they want to keep buying and playing the games you make.
“Battlestar Galactica” has been given a green light for at least 13 new episodes for season 4 by The SCI FI Channel. Season Four begins on January 2008 continuing in its Sunday night timeslot. Also: Those with HD capability can now catch Galactica 3.0 in Hi-Def on Universal HD, available through DirecTV.
“Firefly”/”Serenity” actress Summer Glau has been shooting a pilot for FOX, and while we cannot confirm it 100%, we are pretty confident that she will be in a recurring role on the new SF television show “The Sarah Connor Chronicles.” What we don’t know yet is what part she will be playing. Could Summer end up being a Terminatrix on the trail of Sarah and John Connor?
Interview: Summer and Sam talk with James Cawley, executive producer and creator of Star Trek: New Voyages. James drops by to tell us all about the newest episode, “World Enough and Time”, featuring George Takei and due out in April 2007.
James tells us all about how it’s been to work with Star Trek icons over the past several years, and about his hopes and dreams of continuing “New Voyages” for many more stories to come.
Future Talk: What’s Coming Up?
Vin Diesel stars in “Babylon A.D.” as a military veteran-turned-mercenary who agrees to escort a woman from Russia to Germany, not realizing that she’s the host for an organism that a religious cult wants to harvest into a genetically-modified Messiah.
Director Mike Nawrocki and writer Phil Vischer came up with the idea to use a pirate backdrop for a new story of heroism for Veggie Tales. Our heroes, Elliot, Sedgewick and George–aka Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape are working at The Pirate Times Dinner Theater as busboys and are bored out of their, well, rinds. Anyway, all that is about to change when a mysterious ball drops from the sky and lands at their feet. This ball is really a “Helpseeker” sent from the past in search of real heroes willing to do what it takes to rescue a royal family, battle tyranny all while setting sail on the high seas of the past.
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