In the News:
- Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry Gilliam’s “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is having a hard time find a U.S. distributor.
- ID is offering a free web-based version of multiplayer “Quake.”
- Scientists are using new high-speed video cameras to study the structure of lightning in greater detail than ever before.
Krazy Joe’s Punch in the Junk: Joe’s back and he’s not happy. This week’s punch goes to Warner Brothers for green lighting remakes of “The NeverEnding Story” and “Arthur.”
- Linda Hamilton is in negotations to provide a voice-over as Sarah Connor for “Terminator: Salvation.”
- Michael Gondry will direct the upcoming “Green Hornet” movie.
Slice of Trivia: This week Kurt in St. George tests the studio crew and you with three new clips. Email your clips to Kurt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your entries could get picked and played on the show.
- BBC America will start running “Ashes to Ashes” on March 7th. The series is a spin-off of the popular series, “Life on Mars.”
- “Chuck” has seen its ratings grow the past several weeks. Hopefully this means the show will get a renewal.
Discussion: The studio crew has a conversation about the best and worst of the current crop of genre shows. Warning: There are SPOILERS here about the latest episodes of a lot of shows currently airing. Agree, disagree? You can call into our Voice Mail line and leave your thoughts.
In the Future:
- Director Alex Proyas wants to direct a trilogy based on the “Tripods” novels.
- Author Anthony McCarten will adapt and direct the big-screen adaptation of his best-selling novel, “Death of a Superhero” for Bavaria Pictures
- Dan Ackryod says “Ghostbusters III” could begin shooting this fall.
Listener comments: If you have any suggestions or comments, please let us know. (Our Voicemail Number: 206-339-TREK). Keep your comments brief, or funny, and maybe you’ll hear your message on the voicemail show! See you next week with fresh new content.
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