Chevy Chase to Guest Star on “Chuck”

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Actor Chevy Chase will appear on NBC’s “Chuck” for a three-epsiode arc later this season reports the Hollywood Reporter. Chase will play a millionaire in the media business accused by Chuck’s father of stealing his ideas.  No word yet on when the episodes featuring Chase will air. “Chuck” returns to NBC with a 3-D episode […]

Ricardo Montalban Remembered

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The man who brought one of “Star Trek”‘s most memorable villains to life on the small and big-screen has passed away.  Ricardo Montalban passed away today at the age of 88, according to reports. Montalban appeared in over 166 roles over his acting career but is probably best remembered for two roles.  One was as […]

Robot Suit Helps Farm Workers

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A new agriculture robot suit developed by the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology could soon help farm workers with the backbreaking labor of harvesting.   The robot suit is designed specifically to help out with tough agricultural work like pulling radishes. The suit has eight motors fitted over the shoulders, elbows, back and knees to provide […]

Reilly Hints at Second Season For “Fringe”

Fox President Kevin Reilly told reporters at this week’s Television Critics Assocations’s winter press tour that things are looking good for a second season of “Fringe.” “It’s a keeper,” he said of the show, which will soon benefit from a lead-in from “American Idol.” “They’ve really found the storytelling model now. What you’re going to […]

Disney Picks Up Supernatural Comedy

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While it doesn’t yet have a name, a script, a star or a director, it does have a deal with Disney. A new concept for a supernatural comedy has been picked up by the House of Mouse. The script pitch came from Ron Burch and David Kidd and Variety reports it is a template for […]

Jackson Out as Nick Fury?

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Say it ain’t so! Samuel L. Jackson has told the Los Angeles Times that he may not reprise his role as Nick Fury for Marvel Pictures. Saying “there seems to be an economic crisis in the Marvel Comics world,” Jackson said that someone else may be playing Fury or that Fury won’t be seen at […]

Barrowman Writes “Torchwood” Comic

Actor John Barrowman is collaborating with his sister, Carol E. Barrowman, on the script for an upcoming “Torchwood” comic strip. Featuring art by Lee Edwards and Trevor Goring, the strip will find Captain Jack facing a deadly threat on a remote Scottish island, where people are disappearing one by one. To his horror, Jack starts […]

John Scott Martin Remembered

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Actor John Scott Martin, who brought countless classic “Doctor Who” monsters to life, has passed away at the age of eighty-two according to Britian’s entertainment paper, “The Stage.” Martin appeared as multiple monsters during the classic series’ original 26 year run, but is probably best known as one of the original Dalek operators. The actor […]

Elfman Writing Score For “Terminator: Salvation”

Composer Danny Elfman told MTV News that he is working on the musical score for McG’s upcoming “Terminator: Salvation.” “I just started yesterday” said Elfman who indicated the original “Terminator” theme by composer Brad Fiedel was not in use yet – “I think if it comes up and it seems appropriate, we will [use it]. […]

Wizard Cancels Two WizardWorld Conventions

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Citing the current economic climate, Wizard has postponed its annual Los Angeles WizardWorld Convention and cancelled its convention in Texas. The Los Angeles show was scheduled to take place on March 13-15 and the Texas show was scheduled to take place in November.  No word yet on when the Los Angeles convention will be re-scheduled. […]

Studios “Close” To “Watchmen” Settlement

Warner Brothers and 20th Century Fox continued negotiations Monday over the distribution rights to “Watchmen” and are reportedly “close” to a settlement according to the Hollywood Reporter. No word yet on when a settlement could be reached.  The parties met behind closed doors at the Los Angeles federal court to work out details.  Many observers […]

Gaiman Denies “Doctor Who” Rumors

Is he or isn’t he? Apparently, he isn’t.  Author Neil Gaiman is (once again) denying rumors that he will write an episode of “Doctor Who” for the series’ fifth season.    The rumor sprang up last week when io9 reported that the BBC were working on digital effects to create the popular Patrick Troughton nemesis, the […]

The Original Apollo Richard Hatch Discusses Battlestar Galactica’s Finale — An AMC Interview

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The original Apollo, Richard Hatch discusses his role in the new Battlestar Galactica and the possibility that he’s the Final Cylon. Q: Does the resurgent popularity of Battlestar ever surprise you? A: It’s rare to get a really truly wonderfully written, acted and produced scifi show, period. Most remakes or re-imaginings turn out to be […]