Slice of SciFi #211: Interview with Victor Alfieri (“Angels and Demons”)

In the News:

  • Leonard Nimoy talks about reprising his role as Spock for “Star Trek” and as William Bell for the season finale of “Fringe.”
  • The used video game market is gaining new attention–not just from consumers but from manufacturers.
  • A small group wants to ban the use of the comic sans typeface.

Movie News:

  • Jackie Chan has signed to star in his 100th movie.  The popular actor will also serve as co-director.
  • Stay tuned after the credits when you see “Wolverine.”

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 sliceoftrivia@gmail.com. Your entries could get picked and played on the show.

TV Talk: George R.R. Martin tells us that production on the pilot for “A Song of Fire and Ice” will begin in October.

Interview: This week we talk to Victor Alfieri, who co-stars with Tom Hanks in the upcoming big-screen adaptation of “Angels and Demons.”

In the Future:

  • Aardman Animations, the creators of “Wallace and Gromit”  has been give the thumbs up to produce “Arthur Christmas” and “Pirates!” for Sony.
  • Warner Bros. Pictures has picked the rights to another big-screen take on the Homer’s “The Odyssey” with “Odysseus”

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!


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