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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 […]

“Lost” Offers Sneak Peak

Our sister-site TV Guide On-Line has a two-minute clip from the fifth season premiere of “Lost,” set to air on January 21.  In the small glimpse of the premiere, Kate’s (Evangeline Lilly) idyllic, domestic life is interrupted by an unsettling visit from two mysterious men in suits. They want something personal from her but won’t […]

Correction: Miller still on “Justice League”

We spoke too soon yesterday when we brought you news that George Miller had left the “Justice League” project. According to a representative from Kennedy Miller Mitchell, Miller is still with the project.  The representative denied that Miller appeared on the Sydney news program this week and didn’t discuss anything Justice League related. The original source, […]

CW Sets Start Date for “Reaper”


Maybe the devil made them do it.  The CW has announced that “Reaper” will return for its second season on March 17.  For those of you looking at a calendar, the night in question is a Tuesday and not the original Thursday timeslot originally announced for the series.  Earlier this year, “Reaper” was renewed and […]