Burton Will Direct “Dark Shadows” Movie


Once a popular daily soap opera and then revived as a weekly series by NBC, “Dark Shadows” is headed for the silver screen.  Tim Burton will bring his own unique vision and style to the movie, which will feature Johnny Depp as Baranbas Collins. Producer Richard D. Zancuk confirmed the movie will be Burton’s next […]

“Dark Knight” Headed Back to Theaters

Six weeks after it debuts on DVD, this year’s biggest movie, “The Dark Knight” will be back at a theater near you. According to Variety, Warner Brothers will re-release the latest Chistopher Nolan directed Batman feature into theaters on January 23.  The re-release is a push to help the movie top one billion dollars in […]

“Twilight” Will Debut on Showtime

Cable outlet Showtime has secured the rights to air “Twilight” and 42 other current and upcoming films according to the Hollywood Reporter. Showtime signed a deal with Summit Entertainment that includes the current hit vampire love story and its two potential sequels. Financial terms were not disclosed, but the license fees will be a percentage […]

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George Lucas is planning to tinker with “Star Wars” again.   This time he’s going to upgrade the movies and make them 3-D. “Oh yeah,” Lucas told ComingSoon.net when asked about the potential for 3-D versions of the films.  “The technology is very difficult. It exists – it’s just extremely expensive, and so what we’re trying […]

NFL Testing 3-D Broadcasts


Unless you’re a fan of the San Diego Chargers or the Oakland Raiders, tonight’s NFL match-up is a bit of a dud.    But to lure fans back into the game, the NFL is trying an experiment–a 3-D telecast of the game.   The game won’t be open to the public to view in 3-D but to a […]

Crochet Your Own Dalek


Forget the long, multi-colored scarf made popular by the fourth Doctor.  If you’ve got a Doctor Who fan on your Christmas list this year and you can crochet, you might think about making him or her their very own chrocheted Dalek. The pattern and instructions are available free from the creator on Etsy.com.   The creator […]

Burschel Could Be “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”


Actor Jay Baruschel is looking to take on a role played by Mickey Mouse in Walt Disney’s classic animated feature “Fantasia” according to Variety.  Bauschel, who starred in this summer’s “Tropic Thunder” and is best-known for his work with director Judd Apatow, is currently in talks to play “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” in a live-action version […]

Fuller Possibly Headed Back to “Heroes”

A few weeks ago, “Pushing Daisies” producer Bryan Fuller said that if ABC pulled the plug on “Daisies” he’d give serious thought to returning to NBC’s “Heroes.” Fuller worked as a producer and writer for the struggling NBC drama during its first season. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fuller is making good on his word […]

Dushku Ready for “Dollhouse” Challenge


At least someone in Hollywood seems to get it. Actress Eliza Dushku says that reports of “Dollhouse”‘s Friday at 9 p.m. being a “death slot” for the show are overrated. “Dude, we’re in the age of DVR,” she told SciFi Wire. “People watch what they want to watch.”  Dushku said the days of appointment television […]

“They Live” Reincarnated


Another day, another remake.  John Carpenter’s “They Live” is next in line to get the redux treatment by Hollywood according to the Hollywood Reporter.   The 1988 film will be remade by Universal Pictures and Strike Entertainment.   The two are currently negotiating for the rights to the remake. The original film starred wrestler Roddy Piper and […]

NBC Announces Mid-Season Schedule


NBC is hoping to shake things up a bit ratings-wise with its mid-season schedule.  After a disappointing fall, the Peacock network will have a unique opportunity to hype its returning and mid-season series when they broadcast the Super Bowl on February 2nd.  NBC was considering airing a revamped “Knight Rider” after the Super Bowl but […]

“Star Wars” Flash Drives


Looking for the perfect gift for the “Star Wars” fan on your holiday list?  How about a flash drive that looks like their favorite character from the original trilogy? Mimoco has a series of flashdrives, decorated to look like characters from the “Star Wars” universe, including Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and C3-PO. Quantities are […]

New “Wolverine: Origins” Stills Released


20th Century Fox has released five new photos from the upcoming “Wolverine: Origins.” Hugh Jackman is reprising his role as Logan, aka Wolverine for the upcoming release. Co-starring in the film are Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, Will.i.am, Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney and Lynn Collins. A trailer for “Origins” will be attached […]