Clone Wars debuts high, other shows down

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Apparently people did want to see more of “a galaxy far, far away,” but they just didn’t want to see it at a theater near you.  The debut episodes of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” set a Cartoon Network record for viewers Friday evening with 4 million.  And it appears that those not tuning in for “Clone Wars” were […]

Lucas is in ‘think mode’ for next Indy flick

With “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” being box-office gold this summer, it seems inevitable that we’ll be treated to a fifth installment of the chronicles of Indiana Jones. In fact, actor Harrison Ford told the Los Angeles Times last Friday that momentum is building for a new Indy movie and that […]

Grant reflects on being an anti-Hiro

One of the few bright spots this season on “Heroes” has been the storyline of Hiro and his new nemesis, the speedy Daphne. Played by actress Bea Grant, who was spotted by producers during her multi-episode run on “Friday Night Light,” Daphne has proved to be the yin to Hero’s yang this year.  The speedy […]

Favreau chats about “Iron Man 2″

During an on-line chat with the Los Angeles Times, “Iron Man” director Jon Favreau offered a few hints about what fans can look for when “Iron Man 2″ hits theaters in 2010. Writer Justin Therous is working on a first-draft of the script with Favreau.  Favreau is also working with a story board artist and […]

Stewart interested in guest role on “Doctor Who”

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Patrick Stewart is enjoying working with David Tennant so much in the much-heralded stage production of “Hamlet,” that he has expressed an interest in guest-starring in an upcoming episode of “Doctor Who.”  According to Den of Geek, Stewart would be open to a role in the upcoming specials or series five.  Rumors are springing up on-line […]

Snyder talks “Watchmen,” “300” sequel

Director Zack Snyder previewed half an hour of the much anticipated “Watchmen” yesterday in West Hollywood and then took a few minutes to answer some questions about the upcoming film. Snyder says the current running time for this cut of the film is 163 minutes, but more cuts could be made, if necessary.  Snyder also […]

Yogi Bear will search for picnic baskets on the big-screen

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Proving once more that Hollywood has completely run out of original ideas, Hanna-Barbara’s Yoga Bear has been given the green-light for a big-screen feature film. Variety reports the movie will have a similiar visual style to last year’s “Alvin and the Chipmunks” combining live-action with CGI versions of Yogi Bear and his sidekick buddy, Boo-Boo. […]

Davies talks “Sarah Jane”, “Doctor Who”

Last week, we reported on comments made by outgoing “Doctor Who” producer Russell T. Davies on who he thinks would be an ideal replacement for current Doctor David Tennant. Of course, that assumes that Tennant is thinking of leaving the role, which despite persistant rumors, the actor has shown few, if any, signs of leaving […]

Could “Force Unleashed” be coming to a theater near you?

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The latest “Star Wars” tie-in videogame “The Force Unleashed” has been heating up the sales chart across several content outlets this summer, leading to speculation that George Lucas might consider adapting the storyline for the big-screen in the near future. The game sold a million units in its first five days on the market, has […]

Moore won’t see “Watchmen”

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A lot of people are looking forward to the big-screen adaptation of Alan Moore’s “Watchmen.” It’s creator isn’t one of them. In a recent conversation with the Los Angeles Times, Moore said that his Hugo-award winning graphic novel is “inherently unfilmable” and that he has no intention of seeing Zach Snyder’s faithful translation of the […]

Davies discusses his time on “Doctor Who”

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Who would outgoing producer Russell T. Davies cast as the next Doctor?  If he were making the decision, Davies said he’s like to see actor Russell Tovey in the role of the eleventh Doctor.   Tovey appeared in last year’s Christmas special, “Voyage of the Damned” as Midshipment Frame and make a definite impression on Davies.   […]

Second episode of “Fringe” gets ratings bump

The trend in television is for new series to lose viewership from the first to second episodes.  In the case of Fox’s new series “Fringe” the opposite has proven to be true with the second episode getting a bump in ratings. According to the Los Angeles Times, the “Fringe” audience increased 47% from the 9.1 […]

Longoria front runner for “Avengers” role?

“Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria was seen at Marvel Studios over the weekend, leaving with a handfull of “Avengers” comic books, according to various reports. Speculation is that Longoria is the front runner for the role of the Wasp in the upcoming “Avengers” movie, set to open in the summer of 2010. There has been […]

Heroes will delve into Elle’s backstory

Last year, “Heroes” introduced us to Elle Bishop, played by Kristen Bell. Elle was one of several characters introduced to the “Heroes” universe last year and one that really caught on with the fans.   This year, Bell promises that the fans’ interest will be even more piqued when we learn more about Elle’s background and […]

“Doctor Who: The Invasion of Time” — A Slice of Sci Fi DVD Review

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“‘The Invasion of Time’ sounds great on paper….But in execution, the story comes up a bit short.” The fourth Doctor is acting strange, even for him. Following a clandestine meeting in deep space with a mysterious trio of aliens, the Doctor returns home to Gallifrey and declares himself a candidate for the office of president […]