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 greenlighting remakes of “The NeverEnding Story” and “Arthur.”
- Linda Hamilton is in negotiations 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 email@example.com. 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. 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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